Species under Nymphon
n= 239
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Nymphon aculeatum
Child, 1994
Eastern Pacific and the Antarctic 9
Nymphon adami
Giltay, 1937
Eastern Central Atlantic
Nymphon adareanum
Hodgson, 1907
Antarctic
Nymphon adenense
Müller, 1989
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon adenopus
Stock, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon aemulum
Stock, 1975
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon aequidigitatum
Haswell, 1885
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon akanei
Nakamura & Child, 1983
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon akanthochoeros
Bamber & Thurston, 1995
Northeast Atlantic
Nymphon albatrossi
Hedgpeth, 1949
Pacific Ocean
Nymphon aldabraense
Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon andamanense
Calman, 1923
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon andriashevi
Pushkin, 1993
Southern Atlantic and Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon angolense
Gordon, 1932
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon apheles
Child, 1979
Eastern Central Pacific
Nymphon apicatum
Stock, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon arabicum
Calman, 1938
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon arcuatum
Child, 1995
Southeast Pacific and Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon aritai
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon articulare
Hodgson, 1908
Antarctica Atlantic 2.2
Nymphon australe
Hodgson, 1902
Southeast Pacific, Western Atlantic, and Antarctic
Nymphon banzare
Gordon, 1944
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific
Nymphon barnardi
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon basispinosum
Hilton, 1942
Pacific Ocean
Nymphon benthos
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon bergi
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon biarticulatum
(Hodgson, 1907)
Antarctic
Nymphon bicornum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon biformidens
Stock, 1974
Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon bigibbulare
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon biserratum
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon boraborae
Müller, 1990
Pacific Ocean
Nymphon bouvieri
Gordon, 1932
Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon brachyrhynchum
Hoek, 1881
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nymphon braschnikowi
Schimkewitsch, 1907
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon brevicaudatum
Miers, 1875
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific
Nymphon brevirostre
Hodge, 1863
Arctic, Northeast Atlantic and Northwest Pacific
Nymphon brevis
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon brevitarse
Kroyer, 1838
Pacific and Arctic Oceans
Nymphon bucuspidum
Child, 1995
Southwest Pacific 6
Nymphon bullatum
Stock, 1992
Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon bunyipi
Clark, 1963
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon caementarum
Stock, 1975
Eastern Central Pacific
Nymphon caldarium
Stock, 1987
Eastern Atlantic and Western Mediterranean
Nymphon calypso
Fage, 1959
Eastern Atlantic
Nymphon centrum
Child, 1997
Southwest Atlantic 2.35
Nymphon chaetochir
Utinomi, 1971
Southwest Pacific
Nymphon chainae
Child, 1982
Atlantic Ocean
Nymphon citerium
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon clarencei
Gordon, 1932
Antarctic Pacific and Atlantic
Nymphon cognatum
Loman, 1928
Eastern Atlantic
Nymphon comes
Flynn, 1928
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon compactum
Hoek, 1881
Southwest Pacific and Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon conirostrum
Stock, 1973
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon crenatiunguis
Barnard, 1946
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon crosnieri
Stock, 1965
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon curvidens
Stock, 1990
Eastern Atlantic
Nymphon dentiferum
Child, 1997
Southwest Atlantic 4.8
Nymphon diabolus
Child, 1988
Indo-Pacific
Nymphon discorsicoxae
Child, 1982
Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon dissimilis
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northern Pacific
Nymphon distensum
Mobius, 1902
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon draconis
Child, 1990
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon dubitabile
Stock, 1973
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon duospinum
(Hilton, 1942)
Pacific Ocean
Nymphon elegans
Hansen, 1887
Northeast Atlantic and the Arctic
Nymphon elongatum
Hilton, 1942
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon eltaninae
Child, 1995
Antarctic Pacific 5.5
Nymphon enteonum
Child 2002
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon falcatum
Utinomi, 1955
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon femorale
Fage, 1956
Indo-Pacific
Nymphon filatovae
Turpaeva, 1993
Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic
Nymphon floridanum
Hedgpeth, 1948
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon forceps
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon foresti
Fage, 1953
Eastern Atlantic
Nymphon forticulum
Child, 1995
Antarctic Atlantic 2.25
Nymphon fortunatum
Stock, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon foxi
Calman, 1927
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon frigidum
Hodgson, 1907
Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon galatheae
Fage, 1956
Southwest Pacific and the Antarctic
Nymphon gerlachi
Giltay, 1935
Antarctic Pacific and Atlantic
Nymphon giltayi
Hedgpeth, 1948
Western Atlantic
Nymphon giraffa
Loman, 1908
Central Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon glabrum
Child, 1995
Atlantic Antarctic
Nymphon gracile
Leach, 1814
Northeast Atlantic
Nymphon gracilipes
Miers, 1875
Indo-West Pacific and the Antarctic
Nymphon granulatum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon grossipes
(Fabricius, 1780)
Northern Atlantic, Eastern Pacific and the Arctic Sea
Nymphon grus
Stock, 1991
Central Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon gruveli
Bouvier, 1910
Eastern Atlantic
Nymphon gruzovi
Pushkin, 1993
Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon gunteri
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon hadale
Child, 1982
Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon hamatum
Hoek, 1881
Southern Indian Ocean and Antarctic
Nymphon hampsoni
Child, 1982
Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic
Nymphon hedgpethi
Stock, 1953
Central Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon heterodenticulatum
Hedgpeth, 1941
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon heterodentum
Turpaeva, 1991
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon heterospinum
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon hiemale
Hodgson, 1907
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific 8.1
Nymphon hirsutum
Child, 1995
Northwest Pacific 1.25
Nymphon hirtipes
Bell, 1853
North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean
Nymphon hirtum
Kroyer, 1844
Arctic Ocean and Northern Atlantic
Nymphon hodgsoni
Schimkewitsch, 1913
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon immane
Stock, 1954
Southwest Pacific
Nymphon improcerum
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon inaequipes
Stock, 1992
Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon inerme
Fage, 1956
Southwest Pacific, Eastern Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean
Nymphon inferum
Child, 1995
Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon infundibulum
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific (Kii Strait)
Nymphon inornatum
Child, 1995
Atlantic Antarctic 2.47
Nymphon isaenki
Pushkin, 1993
Southern Indian Ocean and Antarctic
Nymphon japonicum
Ortmann, 1891
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon kensleyi
Child, 1988
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon kodanii
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon kurilense
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon kurilokamchaticum
Turpaeva, 1971
Northern Pacific
Nymphon lanare
Hodgson, 1907
Antarctic
Nymphon laterospinum
Stock, 1963
Northern Atlantic and Indian Ocean (at depths 2608 to 4715 m; Ref
Nymphon leptocheles
Sars, 1888
Northern Atlantic
Nymphon lituus
Child, 1979
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon lobatum
Stock, 1962
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon lomani
Gordon, 1944
Antarctic Pacific and Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon longicaudatum
Carpenter, 1904
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon longicollum
Hoek, 1881
Southwest Pacific and the Antarctic
Nymphon longicoxa
Hoek, 1881
Southwest Atlantic, South Pacific and the Antarctic
Nymphon longimanum
Sars, 1888
Arctic Ocean and Northern Atlantic
Nymphon longispinum
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon longitarse
Kroyer, 1844
Northwest Pacific, Northern Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean
Nymphon macabou
Müller, 1990
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon macilentum
Stock, 1981
Central Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon macquariensis
Child, 1995
Southwest Pacific 0.9
Nymphon macrochelatum
Pushkin, 1993
Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon macronyx
Sars, 1877
Northeast Atlantic and Arctic Ocean
Nymphon macrum
Wilson, 1880
Atlantic and Arctic Oceans
Nymphon maculatum
Carpenter, 1910
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon maldivense
Clark, 1961
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon maoriana
Clark, 1958
Southwest Pacific
Nymphon maruyamai
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon mauretanicum
Fage, 1942
Eastern Central Atlantic
Nymphon megacheles
Child, 1988
Western Central Pacific 0.88
Nymphon megalops
Sars, 1877
Arctic Ocean and Northern Atlantic
Nymphon mendosum
(Hodgson, 1907)
Circumpolar
Nymphon microctenatum
Barnard, 1946
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon microgracilipes
Pushkin, 1993
Southern Indian Ocean and Antarctic
Nymphon micronesicum
Child, 1982
Western Central Atlantic and Western Central Pacific
Nymphon micronyx
Sars, 1888
Arctic Ocean, Northeast Atlantic and Northern Pacific
Nymphon micropedes
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon microrhynchum
Sars, 1888
Arctic Ocean (in mari carico Norwegian expedition)
Nymphon microsetosum
Hilton, 1942
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon modestum
Stock, 1959
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon molleri
Clark, 1963
Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon molum
Hilton, 1942
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon monothrix
Child, 1995
Antarctic Pacific 6.1
Nymphon multidens
Gordon, 1932
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific
Nymphon multituberculatum
Gordon, 1944
Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon nakamurai
Stock, 1994
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon natalense
Flynn, 1928
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon neelovi
Pushkin, 1993
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Nymphon neumayri
Gordon, 1932
Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon nipponense
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon novaecaledoniae
Stock, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon novaehollandiae
Clark, 1963
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon nugax
Stock, 1966
Eastern Central Atlantic
Nymphon obesum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon ochoticum
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon ohshimai
Hedgpeth, 1949
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon okudai
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon orcadense
(Hodgson, 1908)
Southwest Atlantic and Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon ortmanni
Helfer, 1938
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon pagophilum
Child, 1995
Antarctic Atlantic 4.4
Nymphon paralobatum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon parasiticum
Merton, 1906
Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean
Nymphon parum
Stock, 1991
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon paucidens
Gordon, 1932
Antarctic and Pacific 2.8
Nymphon paucituberculatum
Gordon, 1944
Antarctic and Sub Antarctic Islands
Nymphon pedunculatum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon petri
Turpaeva, 1993
Southern Atlantic
Nymphon pfefferi
Loman, 1923
Antarctic Atlantic and Southeast Pacific
Nymphon phasmatodes
Bohm, 1879
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon pilosum
Mobius, 1902
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon pixellae
Scott, 1912
giant sea spider Eastern Pacific
Nymphon pleodon
Stock, 1962
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon polyglia
Bamber, 2004
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon primacoxa
Stock, 1968
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon proceroides
Bouvier, 1911
Antarctic Atlantic 3.8
Nymphon procerum
Hoek, 1881
Southern Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean
Nymphon profundum
Hilton, 1942
Pacific Ocean
Nymphon prolatum
Fage, 1942
Eastern Central Atlantic
Nymphon proximum
Calman, 1910
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific
Nymphon pseudogracilipes
Pushkin, 1993
Antarctic
Nymphon puellula
Krapp, 1973
Mediterranean
Nymphon pumillum
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon punctum
Child, 1995
Southwest Pacific 2.5
Nymphon quadriclavus
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon residuum
Stock, 1971
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon rottnesti
Child, 1975
Eastern Indian Ocean
Nymphon rubrum
Hodge, 1865
Northern Atlantic and Arctic Ocean
Nymphon rybakovi
Pushkin, 1993
Southern Atlantic and Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon sabellum
Child, 1995
Southeast Pacific 3.06
Nymphon sandersi
Child, 1982
Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon schimkewitschi
Losina-Losinsky, 1929
Arctic Ocean and Northern Atlantic
Nymphon schmidti
Losina-Losinsky, 1961
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon scotiae
Stock, 1981
Antarctic Atlantic and Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon serratidentatum
Arnaud & Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon serratum
Sars, 1879
Arctic Ocean and Northern Atlantic
Nymphon setimanus
Barnard, 1946
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon setipedes
Child, 1988
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon signatum
Mobius, 1902
scarlet sea spider Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon simulatum
Nakamura & Child, 1991
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon singulare
Stock, 1954
Southwest Pacific
Nymphon sluiteri
Hoek, 1901
Circum-arctic
Nymphon soyoi
Utinomi, 1955
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon spinifex
Stock, 1997
Western Central Pacific
Nymphon spiniventris
Stock, 1953
Central Indo-West Pacific
Nymphon stenocheir
Norman, 1908
Northern Atlantic
Nymphon stipulum
Child, 1990
Eastern Pacific
Nymphon stocki
Utinomi, 1955
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon striatum
Losina-Losinsky, 1929
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon stromi
Kroyer, 1844
Atlantic and Arctic Oceans
Nymphon subtile
Loman, 1923
Southwest Atlantic, Southeast Pacific and the Antarctic 0.27
Nymphon surinamense
Stock, 1975
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon tanypalpes
Child, 1988
Western Indian Ocean
Nymphon tenellum
(Sars, 1888)
Northern Atlantic
Nymphon tenuipes
Bouvier, 1911
Antarctic Atlantic and Pacific 3.8
Nymphon tripectinatum
Turpaeva, 1971
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon trispinum
Child, 1998
Southwest Pacific 4.63
Nymphon trituberculatum
Child, 1995
Eastern Indian Ocean 5
Nymphon tubiferum
Stock, 1978
Northeast Atlantic
Nymphon typhlops
(Hodgson, 1915)
Antarctic, Southwest Atlantic and Pacific
Nymphon uncatum
Child, 1998
Southwest Pacific 17.3
Nymphon unguiculatum
Hodgson, 1914
Antarctic Atlantic
Nymphon uniunguiculatum
Losina-Losinsky, 1933
Northwest Pacific
Nymphon vacans
Child, 1997
Southwest Atlantic 3.6
Nymphon villosum
(Hodgson, 1914)
Antarctic Pacific
Nymphon vulcanellum
Stock, 1992
Southwest Atlantic
Nymphon vulsum
Stock, 1986
Western Central Atlantic
Nymphon walvisense
Stock, 1981
Southeast Atlantic
Nymphon zundianum
Pushkin, 1993
Southern Atlantic and Antarctic Pacific
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