- 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, with strong hairs (setae).
This species is known only from preserved specimens and nothing is known of its biology. The type specimen was collected from Port Phillip Bay. Males carry the eggs, holding them between body parts called ovigers that hang under the animal.
Little known about habitat, to depth of 13 m.
Port Phillip in Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed