Kidney-shaped lateral eyes; one of the second walking legs is much larger than the other. The back edges of the side-plates of the abdomen are finely serrated. Up to 11 mm long.
Linguimaera tias is found on seaweeds and on the sandy bottom of bays and the continental shelf. The species may be a herbivore but more likely feeds on detritus.
Sandy sediments and on seaweeds, to depth of 40 m.
New Zealand, South-eastern Australia, including central and eastern coastal Victoria.
Recorded in Australia
sp. MoV 4584
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed