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

Phoxichilidium femoratum (Rathke, 1799)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PhoxichilidiumMilne-Edwards, 1840accepted genus name
Orythia Johnston, 1837 synonym

Species group names

Orythia coccineum Johnston, 1837 synonym
Phoxichilidium maxillare Stimpson, 1853 synonym
Phoxichilidium minor Wilson, 1878 synonym
Phoxichilidium tubulariae Lebour, 1945 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): fjærehavedderkopp sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: fjærehavedderkopp sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: fjærehavedderkopp
 Norwegian Nynorsk: fjørehavedderkopp
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): fjørehavedderkopp


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

Brunel, P., Bosse, L. & Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p.

additional source

Trott, T.J. 2004. Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist (Special Issue 2): 261 - 324.

additional source

ITIS database

additional source

King, P.E. (1974). British Sea Spiders. Synopses of the British Fauna 5.

additional source

Rathke, J. (1799). Entomologiske Jagttagelser, Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet, Kjøbenhavn, 5 (1) (4): 191-207.

additional source

Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p.

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

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms





External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (81 publications)
USNM Invertebrate Zoology Pycnogonid Collection
GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins)


Bamber, R. (2014). Phoxichilidium femoratum (Rathke, 1799). In: Bamber, R.N., El Nagar, A. (Eds) (2014). Pycnobase: World Pycnogonida Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:134741




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