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Colossendeis arcuata   Milne-Edwards, 1885


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

Pycnogonida | Pantopoda | Colossendeidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 730 - 2200 m (Ref. 1797).  Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Size intermediate among species. Proboscis longer than trunk, robust, conspicuously down curved over its entire length (rather than only distally). Palp segments moderately short, fifth less than half length of third, seventh next-longest, followed by eighth, tenth, sixth, and ninth which is shortest (other than two very short basal segments). Palp distal two segments recurved posteriorly toward trunk. Oviger terminal claw only as long as terminal segment diameter. Leg distal segments quite short in relation to long legs. Tarsus slightly shorter than propodus, claw less than propodal length (Ref. 9).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Abyssal (Ref. 169).

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

Child, C.A. 1998. (Ref. 9)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.5 - 6.5, mean 4.3 (based on 748 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown