Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Colossendeis chitinosa Hilton
Catalog Number: USNM 81496
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): United States Fish Commission
Year Collected: 1893
Locality: Pribilof Islands, St. George Island, South of, Alaska, United States, Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 221 to 221
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: 1943. Pomona Coll. J. Ent. Zool. 35(1): 4.
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Paratype for Colossendeis californica Hedgpeth
Catalog Number: USNM 78021
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Year Collected: 1916
Locality: Off S California, California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 330 to 330
  • Paratype: 1939. Amer. Mid. Natur. 22(2): 459-460, pl 1, fig. a-e.; 1939. Amer. Mid. Natur. 22(2): 459-460, pl 1, figs. a-e.
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Holotype for Colossendeis californica Hedgpeth
Catalog Number: USNM 78022
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Sex/Stage: male;
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Collector(s): Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Year Collected: 1916
Locality: California, United States, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 330 to 330
  • Holotype: 1939. Amer. Mid. Natur. 22(2): 459-460, pl 1, fig. a-e.; 1939. Amer. Mid. Natur. 22(2): 459-460, pl 1, figs. a-e.
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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Source: World Register of Marine Species

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Depth range based on 1703 specimens in 66 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1242 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 80000
  Temperature range (°C): -2.028 - 23.372
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.143 - 44.212
  Salinity (PPS): 31.313 - 35.620
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.438 - 8.078
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.158 - 3.277
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.131 - 219.848

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 80000

Temperature range (°C): -2.028 - 23.372

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.143 - 44.212

Salinity (PPS): 31.313 - 35.620

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.438 - 8.078

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.158 - 3.277

Silicate (umol/l): 1.131 - 219.848
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:336
Specimens with Sequences:256
Specimens with Barcodes:241
Species:34
Species With Barcodes:27
Public Records:57
Public Species:15
Public BINs:23
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Colossendeis cf. robusta

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Colossendeis cf. hoeki

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Barcode data

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Genomic DNA is available from 2 specimens with morphological vouchers housed at Queensland Museum
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Genomic DNA is available from 1 specimen with morphological vouchers housed at Queensland Museum
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Wikipedia

Colossendeis

Colossendeis is a genus of sea spider (class Pycnogonida) belonging to the family Colossendeidae.

The genus Colossendeis includes the largest pycnogonids, with leg spans of about 40–50 centimetres (16–20 in). These sea spiders can be found in deep-sea. [1]

Species[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Manfred Moritz: Ordnung Colossendeomorpha in: Urania Tierreich. Wirbellose Tiere 2. Urania-Verlag, Berlin 2000; Seite 327. ISBN 3-332-01167-7.
  • Tomás Munilla, Anna Soler Membrives: Check-list of the pycnogonids from Antarctic and sub-Antarctic waters: zoogeographic implications. Antarctic Science (2008) 1-13
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