WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthidae Berry, 1912

11741

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accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaningia Joubin, 1931

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucioteuthis Steenstrup, 1882 (nomen dubium, type species is a nomen dubium)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodoteuthis Krohn, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844 (unjustified emendation)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodoteuthopsis Pfeffer, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVerania Krohn, 1847 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844 (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The family comprises only two genera,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The family comprises only two genera, Octopoteuthis (not included in ID 592) and Taningia. It is characterized by biserial hooks on the arms (usually replaced by small biserial suckers near the arm tips); a lack of tentacles (in adults), buccal connectives that attached to the ventral borders of arms IV; a simple, straight, slightly broad funnel locking-cartilage; very large fins; light organs at the tips of development in Octopoteuthis, while they remain for some time in Taningia as small rudimentary filaments that bear a few distal club suckers; they eventually drop off in the juvenile stage. [details]
Finn, J. (2016). Octopoteuthidae Berry, 1912. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/traits/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11741 on 2017-11-18

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basis of record Vaught, K.C.; Tucker Abbott, R.; Boss, K.J. (1989). A classification of the living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne. ISBN 0-915826-22-4. XII, 195 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Roper, C. F. E.; Jereb, P. (2010). Family Octopoteuthidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. pp. 262-268., available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf [details]   

identification resource Lu, C.C. & Chung, W.S. (2017). Guide to the cephalopods of Taiwan. National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan, 560 pp. ISBN 978-986-05-2569-4.
page(s): 300 [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription The family comprises only two genera, Octopoteuthis (not included in ID 592) and Taningia. It is characterized by biserial hooks on the arms (usually replaced by small biserial suckers near the arm tips); a lack of tentacles (in adults), buccal connectives that attached to the ventral borders of arms IV; a simple, straight, slightly broad funnel locking-cartilage; very large fins; light organs at the tips of development in Octopoteuthis, while they remain for some time in Taningia as small rudimentary filaments that bear a few distal club suckers; they eventually drop off in the juvenile stage. [details]
 



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Chinese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBā-Wàn-Yóu-Kē  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorヤツデイカ  [details]