- 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. Leg span about 15 mm.
This species is rarely recorded and known only from preserved specimens. Males carry the eggs, holding them between body parts called ovigers that hang under the animal.
Little known about habitat, to depth of 148 m.
New South Wales and Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed