A new species of Achaeus Leach, 1817 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Majoidea: Inachidae) from Easter Island

@article{Ng2016ANS,
  title={A new species of Achaeus Leach, 1817 (Decapoda: Brachyura: Majoidea: Inachidae) from Easter Island},
  author={P. Ng and Christopher B. Boyko},
  journal={Nauplius},
  year={2016},
  volume={24}
}
In the present paper, a new species of Achaeus Leach, 1817, is described from Easter Island and dedicated to the memory of Michael Turkay. This record represents the first inachid spider crab and the sixth endemic brachyuran to be described from the island. It can be differentiated from congeners by its relatively short carapace, with the postorbital region not elongated, the arrangement and number of tubercles on the dorsal carapace surface, prominent hepatic lobe, presence of a large… Expand
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