Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Chelicerata > Class Pycnogonida > Order Pantopoda > Suborder Eupantopodida > Superfamily Nymphonoidea > Family Nymphonidae > Genus Nymphon

Nymphon brevirostre Hodge, 1863

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

NymphonFabricius, 1794accepted genus name

Species group names

Nymphon gracile Hoek, 1881 synonym
Nymphon gracile Sars, 1891 synonym
Nymphon microcollis Hilton, 1942 synonym
Nymphon rubrum Hodge, 1864 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: rode zeespin
 German: zierliche Asselspinne


original description

Hodge, G. (1863). Descriptions of two new species of Pycnogonoidea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 19(3rd ser.): 463-464

basis of record

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms

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 RĂ©gionale de Biologie RĂ©gion Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.



External Links

Link To GBIF


Bamber, R. (2011). Nymphon brevirostre Hodge, 1863. In: Bamber, R.N., El Nagar, A. (Eds) (2011). Pycnobase: World Pycnogonida Database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:150520




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