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Nymphon signatum Scarlet sea spider

Nymphon signatumis commonly referred to as Scarlet sea spider. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


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Nymphon signatum (Scarlet sea spider), Port Elzabeth


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lexID:
10087 
AphiaID:
239798 
Scientific:
Nymphon signatum 
German:
Scharlachrote Asselspinne 
English:
Scarlet Sea Spider 
Category:
Chelicerates 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Pycnogonida (Class) > Pantopoda (Order) > Nymphonidae (Family) > Nymphon (Genus) > signatum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Möbius, 1902 
Occurrence:
South-Africa 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.97" (1cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
59 °F - 66.2 °F (15°C - 19°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Hydrozoa polyps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Nymphon aculeatum
  • Nymphon adami
  • Nymphon adareanum
  • Nymphon adenense
  • Nymphon adenopus
  • Nymphon aemulum
  • Nymphon aequidigitatum
  • Nymphon affine
  • Nymphon akanei
  • Nymphon akanthochoeros
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-11-02 16:07:05 

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Nymphon signatum Möbius, 1902


Nymphon signatum, commonly known as Scarlet sea spider, has a small body and spider-like long spindly legs .The colur is usually pinkish to deep red,may be patterned with white and blue.This species inhabit subtidal pools and shallow reefs.It moves slowly.Nymphon signatum feeds on hydroids.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Chelicerata (Subphylum) > Pycnogonida (Class) > Pantopoda (Order) > Eupantopodida (Suborder) > Nymphonoidea (Superfamily) > Nymphonidae (Family) > Nymphon (Genus) > Nymphon signatum (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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