Achaeus


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Achaeus

(əkē`əs): see CreusaCreusa
, in Greek mythology. 1 Daughter of Erechtheus and wife of Xuthus. Her sons, Achaeus by Xuthus, and Ion by Xuthus or Apollo, are the ancestors of the Achaeans and the Ionians. 2 Princess of Corinth: see Jason and Medea.
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The Achaean league received its first birth from Achaeus, and its second from Aratus.
These are Anadara natalensis, Anomia achaeus, Arcuatula capensis, Chambardia wahlbergi, Corbiculafluminalis, Dendostrea sandvichensis, Fulvia fragilis, Mactra cuneata, Martesia striata, Meretrix meretrix, Saccostrea forskahlii and Tellina s.
Anomia achaeus was collected in the North Lake during the Natal Parks Board survey (Table 2) and in the South Lake during the Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife survey (Table 3).