Shiny, white, with a pair of fat antennae attached to the front of the head; with a small hook on the last side-plate of the abdomen. Up to 15 mm long.
Lysianassids are scavengers on muddy and sandy sediments in bays, the continental shelf and the deep sea where they clean up the carcasses of dead fishes and invertebrates. Hippomedon denticulatus lives on subtidal sediments in eastern Australia.
Muddy and sandy sediments, to depth of 95 m.
South-eastern Austria, including central and eastern Victoria.
Native to Australia
sp. MoV 938
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed