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Pallenopsis schmitti   Hedgpeth, 1943


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Phoxichilidiidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Colombia, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.0 cm TRKL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2115)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Shelf to slope (Ref. 19). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

Short description Morphology

Large species with trunk length of almost 10 mm. Trunk fully segmented; lateral processes moderately short, separated by more than their diameters. Proboscis cylindrical, distally setose. Abdomen almost as long as chelifore scapes. Chelae large; palms inflated, very setose: fingers very short, carried synaxially. Palps represented by low, I-segmented knob. Ovigers robust, very setose; strigilis weak, with many plain spines. Legs long, with many long dorsal and lateral setae; ventral cement gland tube shorter than femoral diameter, on bulge at segment midlength. Propodus very short, slightly curved, with several large heel spines; claw moderately short; auxiliaries over half main claw length (Ref. 2115, p. 66).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 21.1 - 27.6, mean 25.2 (based on 136 cells; Ref. 115970).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown