- Sea spider
Body with proboscis projecting outward from front, with the mouth at the tip. Central body (trunk) behind the proboscis, with a raised, rounded area (tubercle) bearing four eyes. Eight segmented walking legs attached to the sides of the trunk. Short abdomen behind trunk, unsegmented. Leg span about 1 cm.
Little is known about the biology of this species. Males carry the eggs, holding them between body parts called ovigers that hang under the animal.
Sand and muddy surfaces, to depths greater than 520 m.
New South Wales and Port Phillip in Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed