Nymphon aequidigitatum

Nymphon aequidigitatum

Size: 4 cm

Distribution: Few SA records. Probably all SA coastal and gulf waters

Habitat: Rocky coast under rocks. Sponge associated

Depth: Lower intertidal to 10+ metres

Nymphon aequidigitatum

This sea spider is extremely slender and long-limbed. It is usually pinkish or orange in colour, and is often found on the underside of rocks or in association with sponges. It can be identified by its long slender legs, as well as its long proboscis and chelifores.