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Tanystylum duospinum
Tanystylum duospinum
Sea Spider
(shown with Aglaophenia latirostris)
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0205 0408 (2005-02-13)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Jul 1987
  • latitude 36.60805   longitude -121.89229   max error distance 700 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Harbor (Monterey County, California, US)
  • class Pycnogonida
  • habitat  Low intertidal zone
  • notes   This male sea spider is brooding fertilized eggs he gathered from his mate. The resulting larvae will parasitize the hydroid Aglaophenia on which the adults feed. 8 mm across. These cryptic sea spiders move very slowly.
  • camera   Olympus system for macro photography
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Sea Spider (photographer)
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