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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiidae Keferstein, 1866 
AphiaID: 11723

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColeoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiida
Sources  original description Keferstein, W.M. (1866). Kopffüsser: Cephalopoda Cuv., pages 1307-1464, plates 110-136. In H.G. Bronn, Die Klassen und Ordnungen des Thier-reiches: Weichthiere (Malacozoa). 1500 pages, 136 plates. Leipzig und Heidelberg, 1862-1866. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/35742696
page(s): 1441 [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorzeekattenUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorinktvissen  [details]
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCuttlefishes  [details]
French Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSeiches  [details]
Spanish Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiasChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorJíbiasChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChoquitosChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorChocos  [details]
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taxa (26)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetasepia Hoyle, 1885
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiella Gray, 1849

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia (Acanthosepion) Rochebrune, 1884 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmplisepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAndreaesepia Grimpe, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArctosepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAscarosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlandosepia Iredale, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrumenasepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecorisepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiptherosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepiella Gray, 1849
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoratosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia (Doratosepion) Rochebrune, 1884 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEusepia Naef, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFiscisepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptosepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemisepius Steenstrup, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia (Hemisepius) Steenstrup, 1875 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesembrisepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParasepia Naef, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatysepia Naef, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPonderosepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia (Rhombosepion) Rochebrune, 1884 represented as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolitosepia Iredale, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpathidosepion Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTenuisepia Cotton, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (0 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo image gallery of Natural History Museum Rotterdam 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Cuttlebone (shell or sepion) internal, chalky (calcareous), porous, finely laminate. Mantle broad, robust, sac-like, slightly flattened dorsoventrally; fins narrow, long (more or less equal to mantle length; posterior fin lobes free, not connected at midline; 10 circumoral appendages; arms with 2 to 4, and tentacles with 4 to 8 or more longitudinal rows of suckers; tentacles retractile into pockets on ventrolateral sides of head. Eyes covered with a corneal membrane. Colour: variable due to the great complex of chromatophores (pigment cells); browns, blacks, yellows, and reds are the dominating colours. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLength Up to 500 mm mantle length, and 12 kg in weight. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11723
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  db_admin
2016-05-25 03:09:07Z  changed  Finn, Julian
2016-05-26 05:37:14Z  changed  Finn, Julian
  
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  Citation: Finn, J. (2016). Sepiidae Keferstein, 1866. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11723 on 2016-08-29
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