Colossendeis colossea   Wilson,  1881 (Sea Spider)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Pycnogonida

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Synonym (s)
Colossendeis spinifera Hilton, 1943
Colossendeis gigas Hoek, 1881

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Habitat:  Coastal


• Andaman Sea INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Tikadar, BK; Daniel, A and Subbarao, NV (1986) Sea shore animals of Andaman and Nicobar Islands The Director, ZSI, Kolkatta 188 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Calman, WT (1923) Pycnogonida of the Indian Museum Records of the Indian Museum ZSI 25 265-300 Available at - Pune University, Pune
  • Veena, S; Kaladharan, P; Rohit, P and Rao, GS (2008) The pycnogonid (Endeis mollis Carpenter, 1904) associated with hydroids from the inshore waters of Visakhapatnam, India Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India The Marine Biological Association of India, Cochin, India 50(1) 17-22 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Flickr Available at -
  • Veena, S; Kaladharan, P and Rohit, P (2010) Pycnogonids, the sea spiders their role in marine ecology Fishing Chimes CMFRI, RC Vishakhapatnam 30(9) 41-47 Available at -

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