Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Chelicerata > Class Pycnogonida > Order Pantopoda > Suborder Eupantopodida > Superfamily Phoxichilidoidea > Family Phoxichilidiidae > Genus Anoplodactylus

Anoplodactylus petiolatus (Krøyer, 1844)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AnoplodactylusWilson, 1878accepted genus name
Anaphia Say, 1821 synonym
Halosoma Cole, 1904 synonym

Species group names

Anoplodactylus guyanensis Child, 1977 synonym
Anoplodactylus hedgpethi Bacescu, 1959 synonym
Anoplodactylus longicollis (Dohrn, 1881) synonym
Anoplodactylus pygmaeus (Hoek, 1881) non-(Hodge, 1864) synonym
Phoxichilidium attenuatus (Hodge, 1863) synonym
Phoxichilidium longicolle Dohrn, 1881 synonym


basis of record

Legakis, A. (2001). Chelicerata, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 237

additional source

Child, C. A. 2009. Pycnogonida and Xiphosura (Cheliceriformes) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 815–820 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Bamber R.N. 2010. Sea-spiders (Pycnogonida) of the Northeast Atlantic. Keys and notes to the identification of species. The Linnean Society of London & The Field Studies Council; The Dorset Press. 250pp.

additional source

Krøyer, H. (1845). Bidrag til Kundskab om Pycnogoniderne eller Søspindlerne. - Naturhist. Tidskr., Kjøbenhavn, (2), 1: 90-139.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Sars, G.O. (1891). Pycnogonidea. The Norwegian North Atlantic Expedition 1876-1878: Zoology = Den Norske Nordhavns-Expedition 1876-1878: Zoologi. Grøndahl & Søn: Christiana. 163, 1 map, XV plates pp.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (42 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Pycnogonid Collection
GenBank (4 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Bamber, R. (2014). Anoplodactylus petiolatus (Krøyer, 1844). In: Bamber, R.N., El Nagar, A. (Eds) (2014). Pycnobase: World Pycnogonida Database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=134723




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