Ammothea magniceps Thomson, 1884
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Family:  Ammotheidae ()
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 200 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: New Zealand, Australia and Macquarie Island.
Diagnosis:  Trunk: no mediodorsal tubercles or swellings, lateral processes separated by less than their diameters. With laterodistal spines. Ocular tubercle: short, with small apical cone. Eyes: no pigment. Proboscis: short, distally rounded to small mouth. Abdomen: erect, long, with small but distinct dorsodistal tubercle. Palp: long, segments longer than their diameters, with few to ventral setae. Chelae: atrophied to bumps, scapes short. Ovigers: typical of genus. Legs: with setae in rows, longer than others. Femoral cement gland tube: well distal, small with very short tube. Propodus: with 3 large heel spines, shorter sole spines. Main claw: robust, long, with auxiliary claws longer than half main claw length (Ref. 9).
Biology:  Ecology: Coastal to shelf (Ref. 19).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
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