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Family: Phoxichilidiidae (See list of species below)

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223 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Anoplodactylus aculeatus
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Anoplodactylus allotrius
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Anoplodactylus ampullaceus
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Anoplodactylus anarthrus
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Anoplodactylus angulatus
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Anoplodactylus aragaoi
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Anoplodactylus arcuatus
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Anoplodactylus arescus
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Anoplodactylus arnaudae
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Anoplodactylus attenuatus
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Anoplodactylus australis
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Anoplodactylus bahamensis
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Anoplodactylus baldarus
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Anoplodactylus batangensis
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Anoplodactylus bourboni
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Anoplodactylus bova
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Anoplodactylus brasiliensis
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Anoplodactylus brevicollis
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Anoplodactylus brevirostris
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Anoplodactylus brochus
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Anoplodactylus brucei
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Anoplodactylus bruuni
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Anoplodactylus californicus
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Anoplodactylus calliopus
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Anoplodactylus capensis
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Anoplodactylus carnatus
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Anoplodactylus chamorrus
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Anoplodactylus chilensis
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Anoplodactylus compactus
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Anoplodactylus compositus
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Anoplodactylus concavicollis
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Anoplodactylus coxalis
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Anoplodactylus cribellatus
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Anoplodactylus cryptus
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Anoplodactylus dauphinus
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Anoplodactylus dentimanus
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Anoplodactylus derjugini
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Anoplodactylus digitatus
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Anoplodactylus dissitus
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Anoplodactylus erectus
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Anoplodactylus eroticus
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Anoplodactylus evansi
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Anoplodactylus evelinae
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Anoplodactylus exaggeratus
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Anoplodactylus excelsus
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Anoplodactylus falciclavus
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Anoplodactylus galetensis
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Anoplodactylus gestiens
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Anoplodactylus gibbifemoris
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Anoplodactylus glandulifer
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Anoplodactylus haswelli
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Anoplodactylus hokkaidoensis
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Anoplodactylus hwanghaensis
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Anoplodactylus imperialis
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Anoplodactylus imswe
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Anoplodactylus inermis
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Anoplodactylus insigniformis
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Anoplodactylus insignis
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Anoplodactylus iuleus
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Anoplodactylus jonesi
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Anoplodactylus jungersi
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Anoplodactylus justi
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Anoplodactylus krappi
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Anoplodactylus laciniosus
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Anoplodactylus lagenus
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Anoplodactylus laminatus
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Anoplodactylus laminifer
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Anoplodactylus lentus
[black sea spider]
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Anoplodactylus lineatus
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Anoplodactylus longiceps
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Anoplodactylus longiformis
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Anoplodactylus mamillosus
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Anoplodactylus marcusi
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Anoplodactylus maritimus
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Anoplodactylus marshallensis
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Anoplodactylus massiliensis
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Anoplodactylus massiliformis
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Anoplodactylus micros
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Anoplodactylus minusculus
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Anoplodactylus minutissimus
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Anoplodactylus monotrema
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Anoplodactylus muelleri
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Anoplodactylus multiclavus
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Anoplodactylus nodosus
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Anoplodactylus oculatus
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Anoplodactylus oculospinosus
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Anoplodactylus ophiurophilus
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Anoplodactylus pacificus
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Anoplodactylus paradigitatus
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Anoplodactylus pectinus
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Anoplodactylus perforatus
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Anoplodactylus petiolatus
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Anoplodactylus pharus
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Anoplodactylus polignaci
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Anoplodactylus proliferus
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Anoplodactylus prominens
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Anoplodactylus pseudotarsalis
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Anoplodactylus pycnosoma
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Anoplodactylus pygmaeus
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Anoplodactylus quadratispinosus
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Anoplodactylus reimerae
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Anoplodactylus robustus
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Anoplodactylus shimodaensis
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Anoplodactylus simplex
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Anoplodactylus simulator
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Anoplodactylus speculus
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Anoplodactylus spinirostrum
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Anoplodactylus spinosus
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Anoplodactylus spurius
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Anoplodactylus squalidus
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Anoplodactylus stellatus
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Anoplodactylus stictus
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Anoplodactylus stocki
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Anoplodactylus stri
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Anoplodactylus tanseii
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Anoplodactylus tarsalis
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Anoplodactylus tenuicorpus
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Anoplodactylus torus
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Anoplodactylus trispinosus
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Anoplodactylus tubiferus
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Anoplodactylus turbidus
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Anoplodactylus typhloides
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Anoplodactylus typhlops
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Anoplodactylus unilobus
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Anoplodactylus velamellus
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Anoplodactylus vemae
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Anoplodactylus versluysi
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Anoplodactylus virescens
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Anoplodactylus viridintestinalis
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Anoplodactylus vulcanus
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Anoplodactylus xenus
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Pallenopsis alcocki
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Pallenopsis angusta
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Pallenopsis annandalei
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Pallenopsis antipoda
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Pallenopsis arctica
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Pallenopsis bicuspidata
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Pallenopsis boehmi
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Pallenopsis brevidigitata
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Pallenopsis bulbifera
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Pallenopsis buphtalmus
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Pallenopsis calcanea
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Pallenopsis californica
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Pallenopsis candidoi
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Pallenopsis capensis
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Pallenopsis childi
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Pallenopsis comosa
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Pallenopsis conirostris
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Pallenopsis creekiana
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Pallenopsis crosslandi
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Pallenopsis denticulata
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Pallenopsis dentifera
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Pallenopsis fluminensis
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Pallenopsis forficifera
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Pallenopsis gippslandiae
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Pallenopsis guineensis
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Pallenopsis gurjanovi
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Pallenopsis hodgsoni
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Pallenopsis hoeki
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Pallenopsis hoekiana
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Pallenopsis intermedia
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Pallenopsis juttingae
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Pallenopsis kempfi
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Pallenopsis knipovichi
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Pallenopsis kupei
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Pallenopsis latefrontalis
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Pallenopsis lattina
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Pallenopsis leiopus
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Pallenopsis longimana
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Pallenopsis longirostris
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Pallenopsis longiseta
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Pallenopsis macneilli
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Pallenopsis macronyx
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Pallenopsis mariae
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Pallenopsis mascula
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Pallenopsis mauii
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Pallenopsis meinerti
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Pallenopsis mixta
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Pallenopsis mollissima
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Pallenopsis notiosa
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Pallenopsis obliqua
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Pallenopsis oculotuberculosis
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Pallenopsis oscitans
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Pallenopsis ovalis
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Pallenopsis paramollis
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Pallenopsis patagonica
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Pallenopsis persimilis
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Pallenopsis pilosa
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Pallenopsis profunda
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Pallenopsis richeri
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Pallenopsis safari
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Pallenopsis schmitti
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Pallenopsis scoparia
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Pallenopsis sexacentra
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Pallenopsis sibogae
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Pallenopsis spicata
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Pallenopsis spinipes
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Pallenopsis stylirostris
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Pallenopsis temperans
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Pallenopsis triregia
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Pallenopsis tritonis
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Pallenopsis tumidula
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Pallenopsis tydemani
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Pallenopsis vanhoeffeni
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Pallenopsis varioculata
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Pallenopsis verrucosa
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Pallenopsis villosa
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Pallenopsis virgata
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Phoxichilidium femoratum
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Phoxichilidium forfex
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Phoxichilidium horribilis
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Phoxichilidium micropalpidum
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Phoxichilidium ponderosum
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Phoxichilidium pyrgodum
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Phoxichilidium quadradentatum
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Phoxichilidium tuberculatum
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Phoxichilidium ungellatum
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Phoxiphilyra quadriarticulata
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Phoxiphilyra robusta
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Pycnosomia asterophila
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Pycnosomia coxata
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Pycnosomia strongylocentroti
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Pycnosomia tuberculata
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223 Species of Family Phoxichilidiidae
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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Anoplodactylus aculeatus Southeast Atlantic
Anoplodactylus allotrius Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus ampullaceus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus anarthrus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus angulatus Northeast Atlantic and th
Anoplodactylus aragaoi Southwest Atlantic
Anoplodactylus arcuatus Western Central Atlantic.
Anoplodactylus arescus Indo-Pacific
Anoplodactylus arnaudae Eastern Atlantic
Anoplodactylus attenuatus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus australis Southwest Pacific and Ant
Anoplodactylus bahamensis Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus baldarus Indo-Pacific
Anoplodactylus batangensis Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus bourboni Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus bova Eastern Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic
Anoplodactylus brevicollis Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus brevirostris Western Central Pacific 0.46 LS
Anoplodactylus brochus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus brucei Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus bruuni Southeast Pacific
Anoplodactylus californicus Eastern Pacific, Western
Anoplodactylus calliopus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus capensis Southeast Atlantic
Anoplodactylus carnatus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus chamorrus Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus chilensis Southeast Pacific
Anoplodactylus compactus Eastern Pacific
Anoplodactylus compositus Mediterranean
Anoplodactylus concavicollis Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus coxalis Southwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus cribellatus Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus cryptus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus dauphinus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus dentimanus Western Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus derjugini Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus digitatus Western Central Pacific,
Anoplodactylus dissitus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus erectus Pacific Ocean.
Anoplodactylus eroticus Indo-Pacific
Anoplodactylus evansi Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus evelinae Eastern Central Pacific a
Anoplodactylus exaggeratus Central Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus excelsus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus falciclavus Western Central Pacific 0.65 LS
Anoplodactylus galetensis Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus gestiens Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus gibbifemoris Southeast Pacific Ocean.
Anoplodactylus glandulifer Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus haswelli Southwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus hokkaidoensis Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus hwanghaensis Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus imperialis Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus imswe Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus inermis Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus insigniformis Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus insignis Western Atlantic
Anoplodactylus iuleus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus jonesi Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus jungersi Eastern Atlantic
Anoplodactylus justi Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus krappi Western Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus laciniosus Southwest Pacific 1.4 LS
Anoplodactylus lagenus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus laminatus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus laminifer Western Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus lentus black sea spider Western Atlantic
Anoplodactylus lineatus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus longiceps Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus longiformis Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus mamillosus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus marcusi Southwest Atlantic
Anoplodactylus maritimus Atlantic Ocean
Anoplodactylus marshallensis Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus massiliensis Western Africa and the Me
Anoplodactylus massiliformis Western Atlantic
Anoplodactylus micros Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus minusculus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus minutissimus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus monotrema Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus muelleri Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus multiclavus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus nodosus Eastern Pacific
Anoplodactylus oculatus Northeast Atlantic
Anoplodactylus oculospinosus Eastern Central Pacific a
Anoplodactylus ophiurophilus Western Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus pacificus Eastern Pacific
Anoplodactylus paradigitatus Western Central Pacific 1.05 LS
Anoplodactylus pectinus Western Atlantic and the 1.2 LS
Anoplodactylus perforatus Pacific Ocean
Anoplodactylus petiolatus Atlantic Ocean, Mediterra
Anoplodactylus pharus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus polignaci Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus proliferus Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus prominens Southeast Pacific
Anoplodactylus pseudotarsalis Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus pycnosoma Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus pygmaeus Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Oc
Anoplodactylus quadratispinosus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus reimerae Eastern Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus robustus Southeast Atlantic and th
Anoplodactylus shimodaensis Northwest Pacific (Ref. 2
Anoplodactylus simplex Western Central Pacific
Anoplodactylus simulator Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus speculus Southwest Pacific and Sou 2.9 LS
Anoplodactylus spinirostrum Eastern Indian Ocean
Anoplodactylus spinosus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus spurius Southwest Atlantic
Anoplodactylus squalidus Indo-Pacific
Anoplodactylus stellatus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus stictus Southwest Atlantic
Anoplodactylus stocki Black Sea.
Anoplodactylus stri Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus tanseii Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus tarsalis Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus tenuicorpus Indo-West Pacific.
Anoplodactylus torus Southeast Pacific
Anoplodactylus trispinosus Western Central Atlantic
Anoplodactylus tubiferus Indo-West Pacific.
Anoplodactylus turbidus Western Indian Ocean.
Anoplodactylus typhloides Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus typhlops Antarctic Indian, Pacific
Anoplodactylus unilobus Southeast Africa
Anoplodactylus velamellus Northwest Pacific
Anoplodactylus vemae Southwest Atlantic and So
Anoplodactylus versluysi Indo-West Pacific
Anoplodactylus virescens Western Indian Ocean, Nor
Anoplodactylus viridintestinalis Eastern Pacific
Anoplodactylus vulcanus Southeast Pacific
Anoplodactylus xenus Southwest Pacific
Pallenopsis alcocki Eastern Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis angusta Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis annandalei Western Indian Ocean (Lac
Pallenopsis antipoda Southwest Pacific
Pallenopsis arctica Northern Atlantic
Pallenopsis bicuspidata Western Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis boehmi Antarctic and Southwest A
Pallenopsis brevidigitata Western Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis bulbifera Southeast Atlantic
Pallenopsis buphtalmus Antarctic Atlantic
Pallenopsis calcanea Atlantic and Pacific Ocea
Pallenopsis californica Indo-Pacific. 1.9 LS
Pallenopsis candidoi Western Central Atlantic
Pallenopsis capensis Southeast Atlantic
Pallenopsis childi Western Central Atlantic
Pallenopsis comosa Eastern Pacific
Pallenopsis conirostris Western Indian and Atlant
Pallenopsis creekiana Southwest Atlantic
Pallenopsis crosslandi Western Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis denticulata Western Central Pacific
Pallenopsis dentifera Western Central Pacific
Pallenopsis fluminensis Southwest Atlantic
Pallenopsis forficifera Western Atlantic
Pallenopsis gippslandiae Eastern Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis guineensis Eastern Atlantic
Pallenopsis gurjanovi Southern Atlantic and Ant
Pallenopsis hodgsoni The Antarctic
Pallenopsis hoeki Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis hoekiana Southwest Atlantic
Pallenopsis intermedia Western Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis juttingae Northeast Atlantic and We
Pallenopsis kempfi Western Atlantic
Pallenopsis knipovichi Antarctic Pacific
Pallenopsis kupei Western Pacific 15 LS
Pallenopsis latefrontalis Southwest Atlantic and th
Pallenopsis lattina Southwest Atlantic and th
Pallenopsis leiopus Southwest Atlantic and th
Pallenopsis longimana Indo-West Pacific.
Pallenopsis longirostris Western Atlantic and Indo
Pallenopsis longiseta Antarctic Atlantic, Pacif
Pallenopsis macneilli Eastern Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis macronyx Antarctic
Pallenopsis mariae Southwest Atlantic
Pallenopsis mascula Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis mauii Southwest Pacific
Pallenopsis meinerti Eastern Indian Ocean and
Pallenopsis mixta Western Central Atlantic.
Pallenopsis mollissima Indo-West Pacific and Nor
Pallenopsis notiosa Southeast Pacific
Pallenopsis obliqua Southwest Pacific
Pallenopsis oculotuberculosis Pacific Ocean
Pallenopsis oscitans Eastern Atlantic
Pallenopsis ovalis Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis paramollis Indo-West Pacific.
Pallenopsis patagonica Antarctic and Southwest A
Pallenopsis persimilis Western Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis pilosa Southwest Pacific and the 7 LS
Pallenopsis profunda Northeast Pacific.
Pallenopsis richeri Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis safari Eastern Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis schmitti Western Atlantic 1 TRKL
Pallenopsis scoparia Indo-West Pacific, Easter
Pallenopsis sexacentra Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis sibogae Eastern Indian region.
Pallenopsis spicata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Pallenopsis spinipes Indo-West Pacific.
Pallenopsis stylirostris Northern Pacific
Pallenopsis temperans Indo-West Pacific.
Pallenopsis triregia Southwest Pacific
Pallenopsis tritonis Atlantic Ocean and Irelan
Pallenopsis tumidula Southwest Atlantic
Pallenopsis tydemani Indo-West Pacific and Atl
Pallenopsis vanhoeffeni Antarctic and Southwest A
Pallenopsis varioculata Western Central Atlantic
Pallenopsis verrucosa Central Indo-West Pacific
Pallenopsis villosa Antarctic Pacific and Ind
Pallenopsis virgata Indo-West Pacific.
Phoxichilidium femoratum Northeast Atlantic and Pa
Phoxichilidium forfex Indo-West Pacific
Phoxichilidium horribilis Northwest Pacific
Phoxichilidium micropalpidum Pacific Ocean
Phoxichilidium ponderosum Western Central Pacific
Phoxichilidium pyrgodum Southwest Pacific 1.5 LS
Phoxichilidium quadradentatum Eastern Pacific
Phoxichilidium tuberculatum Indo-West Pacific
Phoxichilidium ungellatum Northwest Pacific
Phoxiphilyra quadriarticulata Northwest Pacific
Phoxiphilyra robusta Northwest Pacific
Pycnosomia asterophila Western Pacific 1.5 LS
Pycnosomia coxata Central Indo-West Pacific
Pycnosomia strongylocentroti Eastern Pacific
Pycnosomia tuberculata Northwest Pacific



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