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Eurycyde raphiaster   Loman, 1912


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Eurycyde raphiaster   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Ammotheidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Arango, C.P. 2002. (Ref. 1951)

Size / Weight / Age

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 25 m (Ref. 2115)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western and Central Atlantic: Belize, Cape Verde, Curacao Islands and USA.

Short description

Lateral processes with tall, slender dorsodistal tubercles, without lateral tubercles. Ocular tubercle with 6 long, slender spines radiating from tip. Abdomen with distal corona of long, slender spines. Chelifore scape second segment with row of similar spines. First coxae with slender anterodistal tubercles and larger posterodistal tubercles, each bearing long, slender spine, lacking on posterior pair of coxae. Major leg segments with several very long spines, the longer ones usually bearing many lateral setules. Femoral cement gland originating in tiny proximo- ventral bulge with slender tube projecting laterally (Ref. 2115, p. 27-28).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal to shelf (Ref. 1951, page 2). Members of the class Pycnogonida are gonochoric and sexually dimorphic. During copulation, male usually suspends itself beneath the female. Fertilization occurs as the eggs leave the female's ovigers. Males brood the egg masses until they hatch. Life cycle: Eggs hatch into protonymphon larva then to adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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