Not assigned | Homalorhagida
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
Size / Weight / Age
Climate / Range
Caribbean Sea: Belize.
Midsternal plate at anterior margin slightly developed at the ventral portion of segment 3. Midventral margin strongly dentate; remaining anterior margin of both ventral and dorsal plates minutely denticulate. Extremely prominent sensory spots. Perispinal setae present on all trunk segments. Short lateral terminal spines: 32 to 130 um, 14.7 to 35.6% of trunk length. Males possess more sensory spots, a flexible mid-dorsal spinose process on segment 12 with prespinal setae, 2 pairs of long flexible penile spines on terminal segment, small midterminal spine ventral to the long flexible mid-dorsal spine, shorter lateral terminal spines, slightly different structure of lateral extensions of terminal tegral and sternal plates, and narrower trunk (Ref. 1409).
Occurs in seagrass and mixtures of mud, sand and detritus (Ref. 1409).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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