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Achelia superba   (Loman, 1911)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Achelia superba   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Ammotheidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Child, C.A. 1995. (Ref. 2153)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Demersal; depth range 7 - 428 m (Ref. 2153)

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northwest Pacific: Alaska, Japan and Russian Federation. Subtropical to Boreal.

Short description

Very long chelifore scapes, ocular tubercle, erect abdomen, palps, ovigers, and legs with extremely attenuated and slender propodus, claw, and auxiliaries. Lateral processes and first coxae having small laterodistal tubercles and posterior 4 legs with a sex pore spur (Ref. 2153, p. 8).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shelf to upper slope (Ref. 19). Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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