Data about Pycnogonida

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Physical Description

Data about Pycnogonida
Dimorphism
Additional detail appendages
  • Appendages
    appendages differ between males and females. Includes the number, size and shape of locomotory and sensory appendages such as antennae, legs, wings, and fins, as well as non-genital appendages modified to act as intromittent organs. Tail dimorphisms are not included.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/appendagesDimorphic
Fairbairn, 2013  

Ecology

Data about Pycnogonida
Feeds on
Additional detail Bristle Worms GloBI  
Additional detail Detritus GloBI  
Additional detail Geodia GloBI  
Additional detail Medusae GloBI  
Additional detail Sea Anemones GloBI  
Additional detail Sponges GloBI  
  • Interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
Interacts with
Additional detail Black-margined Doriprismatica GloBI  
  • Has predator
    is consumed for energetic or other nutritional needs (by another organism)
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/HasPredator
Has predator
Additional detail Antarctic Fur Seal GloBI  
Additional detail Antarctinoe spicoides GloBI  
Additional detail Artedidraco orianae GloBI  
Additional detail Blackcheek Tonguefish GloBI  
Additional detail Blackfin Notothen GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Cod GloBI  
Additional detail Emerald Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Emerald Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Epimeria macrodonta GloBI  
Additional detail Eulagisca gigantea GloBI  
Additional detail Haddock GloBI  
Additional detail Harmothoe spinosa GloBI  
Additional detail Ophiosparte gigas GloBI  
Additional detail Ophiosparte gigas GloBI  
Additional detail Polar Sculpin GloBI  
Additional detail Striped Rockcod GloBI  
Additional detail Thorny Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Thorny Skate GloBI  
Additional detail Whiting GloBI  
Additional detail Yellowbelly Rockcod GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about Pycnogonida
Reproduction
Additional detail dioecious
  • Dioecious
    Dioecy (Greek: "two households"; adjective form: dioecious) is characterised by a species having distinct male and female organisms.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/dioecious
Fairbairn, 2013  

Evolution and Systematics

Data about Pycnogonida
First Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 433.4 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
First Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 427.4 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Older Bound)
Additional detail 409.1 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  
Last Appearance (Younger Bound)
Additional detail 402.5 million years ago The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

Data about Pycnogonida
Extinction status
Additional detail extant The Paleobiology Database  

Notes

Data about Pycnogonida
Percent species currently described min
Additional detail 37 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 53 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Percent synonyms
Additional detail 3 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Described (accepted)
Additional detail 1,307 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Total unknown species (expert opinion) min
Additional detail 1,179 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 2,250 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undescribed species present in museum collections min
Additional detail 150 Appeltans et al, 2012  
max Additional detail 500 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered morphospecies (not yet collected) max
Additional detail 1,650 Appeltans et al, 2012  
min Additional detail 979 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Undiscovered species (molecular cryptic) max
Additional detail 100 Appeltans et al, 2012  
min Additional detail 50 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Percent surveyed species not yet known to science
Additional detail 0.07 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.14 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.15 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.17 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.17 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.19 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.2 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.23 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.24 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.3 Appeltans et al, 2012  
Additional detail 0.4 Appeltans et al, 2012  

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