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Pycnogonum grossipes  Fabricius, 1780
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1139251

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Nymphon grossipes (Fabricius, 1780)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Fabricius, Otto  
  Publication Date: 1780   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fauna Groenlandica, systematice sistens animalia Groenlandiae occidentalis hactenus indagata, quoad nomen specificum, triviale, vernaculumque   
  Page(s): xiv + 452   
  Publisher: Ioannis Gottlob Rothe   
  Publication Place: Hafniae (Copenhagen), Denmark   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Krøyer, Henrik  
  Publication Date: 1844   
  Article/Chapter Title: Bidrag til Kundskab om Pyknogoniderne eller Søspindlerne   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, ser. 2, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 90-139   
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  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Pycnogonum grossipes   

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  Comment: Fabricius (1780:229) gives the name Pycnogonum grossipes, but does list in synonymy Phalangium grosspies, citing what is clearly Linnaeus (1767:1027, see ). It is unclear to ITIS whether Fabricius' name should be considered a new combination of Linnaeus', or if there is some issue with the availability of that earlier name, or perhaps that it is unidentifiable or otherwise dubious. There are apparently questions about some of Linnaeus' claims, but that may be nomenclaturally irrelevant unless the identity of the earlier name is in doubt  



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