Integrated Taxonomic Information System - Report

Go to Print Version

Heteronymphon  Gordon, 1932
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1137429

(Download Help) Heteronymphon TSN 1137429

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassPycnogonida  – sea spiders  
                            SuperfamilyNymphonoidea Leach, 1816  
                               FamilyNymphonidae Leach, 1816  
                                  GenusHeteronymphon Gordon, 1932  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Heteronymphon abyssale (Stock, 1968)  
                                     Species Heteronymphon bioculatum Turpaeva, 1956  
                                     Species Heteronymphon birsteini (Turpaeva, 1956)  
                                     Species Heteronymphon caecigenum Child, 1997  
                                     Species Heteronymphon exiguum (Hodgson, 1927)  
                                     Species Heteronymphon horikoshii Nakamura, 1985  
                                     Species Heteronymphon krappi Munilla & Soler-Membrives, 2015  
                                     Species Heteronymphon ponsitor Child, 1982  
                                     Species Heteronymphon profundum Turpaeva, 1956  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Pycnobase: World Pycnogonida Database (2020), database (version 2020-08-22)  
  Acquired: 2020   
  Notes: Bamber, R.N.; El Nagar, A.; Arango, C.P. (Eds) (2020). Pycnobase: World Pycnogonida Database. Accessed at on 2020-08-22. doi:10.14284/360   
  Reference for: Heteronymphon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gordon, Isabella  
  Publication Date: 1932   
  Article/Chapter Title: Pycnogonida   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Discovery Reports, vol. 6   
  Page(s): 1-138   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division:    



  Comment: See comment on the genus Nymphon. That genus and all genera ending -nymphon must be treated as masculine. All the species group names therein should be assessed, and all adjectival epithets rendered in masculine form  



 Subordinate Taxa  Rank  Verified Standards Met  Verified Min Standards Met  Unverified Percent Standards Met

A gray graphic bar
Search on:  Any Name or TSN  Common Name  Scientific Name  TSN

Disclaimer: ITIS taxonomy is based on the latest scientific consensus available, and is provided as a general reference source for interested parties. However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. While every effort has been made to provide the most reliable and up-to-date information available, ultimate legal requirements with respect to species are contained in provisions of treaties to which the United States is a party, wildlife statutes, regulations, and any applicable notices that have been published in the Federal Register. For further information on U.S. legal requirements with respect to protected taxa, please contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

A gray bar