Genus Eurypegasus


A genus of sea moths with two species. Eurypegasus differs from Pegasus, the other genus in the family, in having fewer tail rings, 8 rarely 9 (vs. 11 or more tail rings in Pegasus).

Eurypegasus draconis which is widespread in tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific occurs in Australian waters.

Author: Dianne J. Bray

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