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Genus Acanthephyra A. Milne Edwards, 1881

  • Acanthephyra Milne Edwards, A. 1881. Description de quelques Crustacés macroures provenant des grandes profondeurs de la mer des Antilles. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Paris Zool. (6) 11(4): 1-16 [12] [name placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology, see International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139–150; gender feminine].
    Type species:
     Acanthephyra armata A. Milne Edwards, 1881 by original designation.
    Secondary source:
     International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139-150.
  • Ephyra Roux, P. 1831. Mémoire sur la classification des Crustacés de la tribu des Salicoques. Marseilles. 4 tables, 39 pp. [24] [invalid name; junior homonym of Ephyra Péron & Lesueur, 1810 [Coelenterata], and also junior homonym of Ephyra Duponchel, 1829 [Lepidoptera]; name placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology, see International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139–150; gender feminine].
    Type species:
     Alpheus pelagicus Risso, 1816 by subsequent designation, see Kingsley, J.S. 1880. On a collection of Crustacea from Virginia, North Carolina and Florida, with a revision of the genera of Crangonidae and Palaemonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1879: 382-427 pl. 14 [416].
    Secondary source:
     International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139-150.
  • Miersia Kingsley, J.S. 1880. On a collection of Crustacea from Virginia, North Carolina and Florida, with a revision of the genera of Crangonidae and Palaemonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1879: 382-427 pl. 14 [416] [replacement name for Ephyra Roux, 1831; name placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology, see International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139–150; gender feminine].
    Type species:
     Alpheus pelagicus Risso, 1816 by subsequent designation, see Kingsley, J.S. 1880. On a collection of Crustacea from Virginia, North Carolina and Florida, with a revision of the genera of Crangonidae and Palaemonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1879: 382-427 pl. 14 [416] (as for Ephyra Roux).
    Secondary source:
     International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 1955. Opinion 359. Suppression, under the Plenary Powers, of the generic name Miersia Kingsley, 11879, for the purpose of rendering the generic name Acanthephyra Milne Edwards (A.), 1881 (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda), the oldest available name for the genus concerned. Opinions and Declarations rendered by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature 11: 139-150.
  • Bentheocaris Bate, C.S. 1888. Report on the Crustacea Macrura collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873–76. Report on the Scientific Results of the Voyage of H.M.S. Challenger 1873–1876, Zoology 24: 1-942, i-xc figs 1-76 pls 1-150 [723] [gender feminine].
    Type species:
     Bentheocaris stylorostratis Bate, 1888 by subsequent designation, see Holthuis, L.B. 1955. The recent genera of the caridean and stenopodidean shrimps (Class Crustacea, Order Decapoda, Supersection Natantia) with keys for their determination. Zoologische Verhandelingen (Leiden) 26: 1-157 [14].
  • Acanthephyropsis Riggio, G. 1895. Sul rinvenimento di nuovi Crostacei macruri nei mari della Sicilia. Il Naturalista Siciliano, Giornale di Scienze Naturali. Palermo 14: 244-249 [246] [gender feminine].
    Type species:
     Acanthephyra pulchra A. Milne Edwards, 1890 by monotypy (= Acanthephyra eximia Smith, 1884).
  • Hoplocaricyphus Coutière, H. 1907. Sur quelques formes larvaires enigmatiques d'Eucyphotes provenant des collections de S.A.s. le Prince de Monaco. Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique Monaco 104: 1-70 [7] [gender masculine].
    Type species:
     Hoplocaricyphus similis Coutière, 1907 by monotypy (probably = Alpheus pelagicus Risso, 1816, see (Holthuis, L.B., 1993) [33]).

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

  • Holthuis, L.B. 1993. The Recent Genera of the Caridean and Stenopodidean Shrimps (Crustacea, Decapoda). Alblasserdam : Ridderprint Offsetdrukkerij B.V. 328 pp. [32]

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic, Indo-Pacific and Southern Oceans.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Other Regions

Australian Antarctic Territory

General References

Chace, F.A., Jr 1986. The Caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907–1910. Part 4: Families Oplophoridae and Nematocarcinidae. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 432: i-iv, 1-82 [7] (key to species)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
22-Jul-2013 22-Jul-2013 MODIFIED
20-Dec-2011 20-Dec-2011 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)