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Pantopoda sp.02

Pantopoda sp.02is commonly referred to as Sea spider, Zoanthid Eater.


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lexID:
7115 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Pantopoda sp.02 
German:
Asselspinnen, Krustenanemonenfresser 
English:
Sea Spider, Zoanthid Eater 
Category:
 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Pantopoda (Genus) > sp.02 (Species) 
Size:
0.5 cm - 2.2 cm 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-03-18 16:32:08 

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Pantopoda sp.- Zoanthid Eating Sea Spider

Sea Spiders are not spiders in the traditional sense. They are known as pycnogonida or pantopoda.
All of them are carnivores and predators (for examble feeds on anemones, sponge, hydrozoa, mossanimals, molluscs and zoanthids).

Sea spiders are typically eigth legged.They are reproduce sexualy.

The photo shows a sea spider that is a predator on zoanthid corals. This species feeds on zoanthids and is a zoanthid pests.

A method is to physically remove the adults with some tweezers.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Chelicerata (Subphylum) > Pycnogonida (Class) > Pantopoda

External links

  1. Reefcentral (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Reefkeeping.com (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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