Family Ascorhynchidae

Appendage I present. Appendage II present. Appendage II with six-ten articles, appendage I shorter than proboscis; dactyls on the chela absent in adults, but present and small in subadults and juveniles.

Body elongate, segmented.

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Genus Eurycyde

Proboscis consists of two parts: a cylindrical part and a moveable oval part articulated to the cylindrical part; eye tubercles are high and narrow, eyes pigmented; appendage I 3-articulate, accessory claws absent.

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Genus Ascorhynchus

Proboscis spindle-shaped, bent at proximal end; eye tubercles low, eyes absent; appendage I 2-articulate; accessory claws rudimentary or absent.

Genus Eurycyde

Proboscis consists of two parts: a cylindrical part and a moveable oval part articulated to the cylindrical part; eye tubercles are high and narrow, eyes pigmented; appendage I 3-articulate, accessory claws absent.

No photoEurycyde hispida

Genus Ascorhynchus

Proboscis spindle-shaped, bent at proximal end; eye tubercles low, eyes absent; appendage I 2-articulate; accessory claws rudimentary or absent.

No photoAscorhynchus abyssi

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Pycnogonida
Order:Pantopoda

Detailed description is not set.

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

1. PhD Zakharov Denis V.

The project leader

Academic degree: PhD
Occupation: senior scientist
Workplace: Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (PINRO)
Taxonomic group: Gastropoda
E-mail: zakharden@yandex.ru

2. Zimina Olga L.

2. Zimina Olga L.

The project leader

Occupation: scientist
Workplace: Murmansk Marine Biological Institute (MMBI)
Taxonomic group: Malacostraca, Cirripedia, Pycnogonida
E-mail: o.l.zimina@gmail.com