Body stout, and distinctly segmented, with lateral processes close together. Ocular tubercle anteriorly situated, long, with four well-developed eyes.
Proboscis immovably articulated to the trunk and ventral in position; long, tapering, slender.
Oviger 6-jointed ? no terminal claw.
Legs short; genital apertures on the second coxae of all the legs in female. (Male as yet unknown.)
I have considered the affinities of this and of the succeeding genus in the introduction to this memoir.” (Hodgson 1907, p.52)
- Hodgson, T. V. 1907. Pycnogonida. National Antarctic Expedition: Natural History, Vol. III., pp.1-71, 10 pl. British Museum (N.H.) London. http://invertebrates.si.edu/antiz/taxon_view.cfm?mode=bibliography&citation=1437
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