Mithracidae Balss, 1929, Balss, 1929

Alves, Maria De Lourdes, Ramos-Porto, Marilena & Viana, Girlene Fábia Segundo, 2008, Checklist of the Decapods (Crustacea) from the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago, Brazil, Zootaxa 1881, pp. 43-68: 58-60

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scientific name

Mithracidae Balss, 1929
status

 

Family Mithracidae Balss, 1929  

Macrocoeloma septemspinosum (Stimpson, 1871)   Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 219.

Previous record: Coelho-Filho, 2006: 19.

Macrocoeloma subparallelum (Stimpson, 1860)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 220.

Previous records: Melo, 1996: 220, 1998: 463; Coelho et al., 2002: 444.

Macrocoeloma trispinosum (Latreille, 1825)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 221.

Previous records: Moreira, 1901: 64; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 217; Melo, 1996: 221, 1998: 463; Coelho et al., 2002: 444 [as Macrocoeloma trispinosum nodipes (Desbonne)   ]; Melo and Veloso, 2005: 799.

Microphrys bicornutus (Latreille, 1825)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 224.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 507; Coelho, 1967 / 69: 237; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 216; Fausto Filho, 1974: 18; Williams, 1984: 330; Melo, 1996: 224, 1998: 464; Coelho et al., 2002: 444; Melo and Veloso, 2005: 799.

Examined material: NOV/ 91: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male, 1 female; Praia do Leão, 2 males, 2 females. JAN/ 92: Praia do Boldró, 3 males, 1 female (ovigerous); Praia da Conceição, 1 male, 1 female; Praia do Cachorro, 2 males, 1 female. MAR / 92: Praia do Porto, 5 males, 3 females; Baía do Sueste, 5 females. JAN/ 92: Praia da Caieira, 2 males, 2 females (1 ovigerous). AUG/ 92: Praia da Atalaia, 8 specimens. DEC/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 male, 1 female. MAR / 93: Praia da Atalaia, 1 female (ovigerous). JUN/ 93: Praia da Atalaia, 3 specimens. JAN/ 2000: Praia da Atalaia, 2 specimens; Praia da Caieira, 2 males, 1 female (ovigerous); Praia do Leão, 3 males, 1 female, 6 exuvias.

Habitat: On seaweed ( Sargassum   sp.); in the interior of rocky blocks; in pools in the intertidal zone; in reef environments.

Observation: Found in almost all the beaches and islands of the archipelago.

Mithraculus coryphe (Herbst, 1801)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 228.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 510 [as Mithrax (Mithraculus) coronatus (Herbst, 1782)   ]; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 216; Melo, 1996: 228, 1998: 464; Coelho et al., 2002: 444.

Mithraculus forceps (A. Milne Edwards, 1875)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 229.

Previous records: Coelho, 1967 / 69: 237; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 216; Williams, 1984: 337 [as Mithrax (Mithraculus) forceps   ]; Melo, 1996: 229, 1998: 465; Coelho et al., 2002: 444; Melo and Veloso, 2005: 799; Coelho-Filho, 2006: 19.

Examined material: JUN/ 92: Praia do Porto, 1 male, 1 female. AUG/ 92: Praia da Atalaia, 1 male; Baía do Sueste, 1 female (ovigerous). DEC/ 92: Praia da Caieira, 1 male.

Habitat: Under rocks; in bottom sand-muddy, sand-slimy; in reefs environments.

Observations: brownish coloration.

Mithraculus sculptus (Lamarck, 1818)  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 230.

Previous records: Moreira, 1901: 63 [as Mithrax sculptus (Lamarck, 1818)   ]; Coelho et al., 2002: 444. Mithrax verrucosus H. Milne Edwards, 1832  

Diagnosis: Williams, 1984: 336, figs. 271-275 c.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 507; Coelho, 1967 / 69: 237; Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 215; Williams, 1984: 336; Abele and Kim, 1986: 47; Melo, 1996: 239, 1998: 466; Coelho et al., 2002: 444.

Examined material: MAR / 92: Praia do Boldró, 1 male, 1 female. JUN/ 92: Praia do Porto, 2 males, 1 female. AUG/ 92: Baía do Sueste, 1 male. MAR / 93: Praia do Leão, 2 females (1 ovigerous).

Habitat: Intertidal pool in surface covered for seaweed; on reefs; inside of rocky blocks.

Nemausa acuticornis (Stimpson, 1870)   Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 241.

Previous record: Coelho-Filho, 2006: 20.

Nemausa cornutus   (de Saussure, 1857) Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 242.

Previous record: Coelho-Filho, 2006: 20.

Stenocionops spinimana (Rathbun, 1892)   Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 245.

Previous record: none.

Teleophrys pococki Rathbun, 1924  

Diagnosis: Melo, 1996: 249.

Previous records: Pocock, 1890: 508 (as Mithrax (Teleophrys) cristulipes   ) Stimpson, 1862] Coelho and Ramos, 1972: 214; Melo, 1996: 249, 1998: 468; Coelho et al., 2002: 444.

MAR

Grasslands Rhizobium Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Malacostraca

Order

Decapoda

Family

Mithracidae

Loc

Mithracidae Balss, 1929

Alves, Maria De Lourdes, Ramos-Porto, Marilena & Viana, Girlene Fábia Segundo 2008
2008
Loc

Macrocoeloma septemspinosum

Melo 1996: 219
1996
Loc

Nemausa acuticornis

Melo 1996: 241
1996
Loc

Nemausa cornutus

Melo 1996: 242
1996
Loc

Stenocionops spinimana

Melo 1996: 245
1996