Pallenopsis spinipes Carpenter, 1907
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Family:  Phoxichilidiidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 80 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  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).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:  Known at depths 0 to 80 m

Entered by: Dar, Christine - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 25.06.15

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