WoRMS taxon details

Octopodidae d'Orbigny, 1840

11782  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11782)

accepted
Family
Genus Abdopus Norman & Finn, 2001
Genus Ameloctopus Norman, 1992
Genus Amphioctopus Fischer, 1882
  » Species Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)
  » Species Amphioctopus arenicola Huffard & Hochberg, 2005
  » Species Amphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950)
  » Species Amphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841)
  » Species Amphioctopus kagoshimensis (Ortmann, 1888)
  » Species Amphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964)
  » Species Amphioctopus membranaceus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
  » Species Amphioctopus mototi (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Amphioctopus neglectus (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
  » Species Amphioctopus ovulum (Sasaki, 1917)
  » Species Amphioctopus polyzenia (Gray, 1849)
  » Species Amphioctopus rex (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
  » Species Amphioctopus robsoni (Adam, 1941)
  » Species Amphioctopus siamensis (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
  » Species Amphioctopus varunae (Oommen, 1971)
  » Species Amphioctopus carolinensis (Verrill, 1884) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Amphioctopus granulatus (Lamarck, 1798) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Amphioctopus pulcher (Brock, 1887) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Amphioctopus areolatus (de Haan [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (synonym)
Genus Callistoctopus Taki, 1964
  » Species Callistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Callistoctopus aspilosomatis (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Callistoctopus bunurong (Stranks, 1990)
  » Species Callistoctopus dierythraeus (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Callistoctopus graptus (Norman, 1993)
  » Species Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826)
  » Species Callistoctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929)
  » Species Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
  » Species Callistoctopus nocturnus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997)
  » Species Callistoctopus ornatus (Gould, 1852)
  » Species Callistoctopus rapanui (Voss, 1979)
  » Species Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (taxon inquirendum, Potential name for West Atlantic "macropus")
  » Species Callistoctopus taprobanensis (Robson, 1926) (nomen dubium)
  » Species Callistoctopus arakawai Taki, 1964 accepted as Callistoctopus ornatus (Gould, 1852) (synonym)
  » Species Callistoctopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914) accepted as Octopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914)
  » Species Callistoctopus magnocellatus Taki, 1964 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849 (synonym)
Genus Cistopus Gray, 1849
Genus Euaxoctopus Voss, 1971
Genus Galeoctopus Norman, Boucher & Hochberg, 2004
Genus Grimpella Robson, 1928
Genus Hapalochlaena Robson, 1929
Genus Histoctopus Norman, Boucher-Rodoni & Hochberg, 2009
Genus Macrochlaena Robson, 1929
Genus Macroctopus Robson, 1928
Genus Macrotritopus Grimpe, 1922
  » Species Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
  » Species Macrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929) (taxon inquirendum, juvenile: identity unresolved)
  » Species Macrotritopus scorpio (Berry, 1920) (taxon inquirendum, unresolved, potential name for West Atlantic "defillipi")
  » Species Macrotritopus dana [sic] accepted as Octopus defilippi var. dama Robson, 1929 (misspelling)
  » Species Macrotritopus danae (Joubin & Robson, 1929) accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841) (synonym)
  » Species Macrotritopus kempi Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (synonym)
Genus Octopus Cuvier, 1798
  » Species Octopus alecto Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus argus Krauss, 1848
  » Species Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885
  » Species Octopus balboai Voss, 1971
  » Species Octopus berenice Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus berrima Stranks & Norman, 1992
  » Species Octopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883
  » Species Octopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949
  » Species Octopus bocki Adam, 1941
  » Species Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
  » Species Octopus bulbus Norman, 2001
  » Species Octopus californicus (Berry, 1911)
  » Species Octopus campbelli (E. A. Smith, 1902)
  » Species Octopus chierchiae Jatta, 1889
  » Species Octopus conispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917)
  » Species Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus diminutus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2008
  » Species Octopus favonius Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus fitchi Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus gardineri (Hoyle, 1905)
  » Species Octopus gorgonus Huffard, 2007
  » Species Octopus harpedon Norman, 2001
  » Species Octopus hattai (Sasaki, 1929)
  » Species Octopus hawaiiensis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852
  » Species Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885)
  » Species Octopus hubbsorum Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus humilis Huffard, 2007
  » Species Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936
  » Species Octopus huttoni (Benham, 1943)
  » Species Octopus incella Kaneko & Kubodera, 2007
  » Species Octopus insularis Leite & Haimovici in Leite, Haimovici, Molina & Warnke, 2008
  » Species Octopus jollyorum Reid & N. G. Wilson, 2015
  » Species Octopus joubini Robson, 1929
  » Species Octopus kaharoa O'Shea, 1999
  » Species Octopus kapalae Mitchell & Reid, 2017
  » Species Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990
  » Species Octopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914)
  » Species Octopus laqueus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2005
  » Species Octopus mariles Huffard, 2007
  » Species Octopus maya Voss & Solís, 1966
  » Species Octopus mernoo O'Shea, 1999
  » Species Octopus microphthalmus Goodrich, 1896
  » Species Octopus micropyrsus Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus micros Norman, 2001
  » Species Octopus mimus Gould, 1852
  » Species Octopus minor (Sasaki, 1920)
  » Species Octopus mutilans Taki, 1942
  » Species Octopus nanus Adam, 1973
  » Species Octopus occidentalis Steenstrup in Hoyle, 1886
  » Species Octopus oculifer (Hoyle, 1904)
  » Species Octopus oliveri (Berry, 1914)
  » Species Octopus pallidus Hoyle, 1885
  » Species Octopus parvus (Sasaki, 1917)
  » Species Octopus penicillifer Berry, 1954
  » Species Octopus pumilus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
  » Species Octopus pyrum Norman, Hochberg & Lu, 1997
  » Species Octopus rubescens Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus salutii Vérany, 1836
  » Species Octopus sanctaehelenae Robson, 1929
  » Species Octopus selene Voss, 1971
  » Species Octopus stictochrus Voss, 1971
  » Species Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
  » Species Octopus taganga Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
  » Species Octopus tayrona Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
  » Species Octopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834
  » Species Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852
  » Species Octopus veligero Berry, 1953
  » Species Octopus verrucosus Hoyle, 1885
  » Species Octopus vitiensis Hoyle, 1885
  » Species Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus warringa Stranks, 1990
  » Species Octopus wolfi (Wülker, 1913)
  » Species Octopus zonatus Voss, 1968
  » Species Octopus alatus (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved West Atlantic form)
  » Species Octopus aranea d'Orbigny, 1834 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus araneoides Taki, 1964 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus arborescens Hoyle, 1904 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus cephea Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus chuni Grimpe, 1922 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus ciliatus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus filamentosus Blainville, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus fujitai Sasaki, 1929 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus globosus Appellöf, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus hoeki Joubin, 1898 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus hyalinus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus inconspicuus Brock, 1887 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus longispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus madokai Berry, 1921 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus medoria Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus monterosatoi Fra Piero, 1895 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus moschites Carus, 1824 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved species of Eledone)
  » Species Octopus nanhaiensis Dong, 1976 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus niveus Lesson, 1831 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus ochotensis (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus oshimai (Sasaki, 1929) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus peronii Lesueur, 1821 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus prashadi Adam, 1939 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus pricei Berry, 1913 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus rugosus Bosc, 1792 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus saphenia Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus sasakii Taki, 1942 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved Japanese form)
  » Species Octopus spinosus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus tenuipulvinus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus tsugarensis Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus validus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus variabilis (Sasaki, 1929) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus ventricosus Grant, 1827 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus venustus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus yendoi (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Octopus alberti Joubin, 1895 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus amboinensis Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus bandensis Hoyle, 1885 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus brevipes d'Orbigny, 1835 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus caerulescens Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus capensis Souleyet, 1852 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus cornutus Owen, 1881 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus dubius Souleyet, 1852 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus elegans Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus fusiformis Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus incertus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus machikii Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus mollis Gould, 1852 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus pentherinus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus pusillus Gould, 1852 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus teuthoides Robson, 1929 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus variolatus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Octopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886 (nomen dubium)
    » Subspecies Octopus verrilli palliata Robson, 1929 (nomen dubium)
  » Subgenus Octopus (Abdopus) Norman & Finn, 2001 accepted as Abdopus Norman & Finn, 2001
  » Subgenus Octopus (Macroctopus) Robson, 1928 accepted as Macroctopus Robson, 1928
  » Subgenus Octopus (Macrotritopus) Grimpe, 1922 accepted as Macrotritopus Grimpe, 1922
  » Subgenus Octopus (Philonexis) d'Orbigny, 1835 accepted as Tremoctopus delle Chiaje, 1830
  » Species Octopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 accepted as Abdopus abaculus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus aculeatus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834 accepted as Abdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus adamsi Benham, 1944 accepted as Octopus huttoni (Benham, 1943)
  » Species Octopus aegina Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus albus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus alderii Vérany, 1851 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus alphaeus [sic] accepted as Callistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993) (misspelling)
  » Species Octopus alpheus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (synonym)
  » Species Octopus apollyon (Berry, 1912) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
  » Species Octopus arcticus Prosch, 1849 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
  » Species Octopus areolatus de Haan [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus aspilosomatis Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus aspilosomatis (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus bairdii Verrill, 1873 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus bakerii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802
  » Species Octopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus brocki Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus bunurong Stranks, 1990 accepted as Callistoctopus bunurong (Stranks, 1990) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus burryi Voss, 1950 accepted as Amphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus carenae Vérany, 1839 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (synonym)
  » Species Octopus carolinensis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Amphioctopus carolinensis (Verrill, 1884) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus cassiopea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (synonym)
  » Species Octopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus cassiopea Gray, 1849 (incorrect subsequent spelling of specific epithet)
  » Species Octopus catenulatus Philippi, 1844 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (synonym)
  » Species Octopus chromatus Heilprin, 1888 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus cirrhosus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus cocco Risso, 1854 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841) (junior synonym)
  » Species Octopus cocco Vérany, 1846 accepted as Pteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
  » Species Octopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus communis Park, 1885 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus cuvieri d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus dana [sic] accepted as Octopus defilippi var. dama Robson, 1929 (misspelling)
  » Species Octopus defilippi Vérany, 1851 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus dierythraeus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus dierythraeus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus digueti Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894 accepted as Paroctopus digueti (Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894)
  » Species Octopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
  » Species Octopus dollfusi Robson, 1928 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus duplex Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
  » Species Octopus equivocus Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929)
  » Species Octopus ergasticus P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892 accepted as Bathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
  » Species Octopus eudora Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802
  » Species Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993 accepted as Amphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus fangsiao d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus fasciatus (Hoyle, 1886) accepted as Hapalochlaena fasciata (Hoyle, 1886)
  » Species Octopus filosus Howell, 1868 accepted as Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936 (ICZN decision (opinion 2147, 2006) suppressed this species name)
  » Species Octopus fimbriatus Ruppel [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841 accepted as Abdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus flindersi Cotton, 1932 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus fontanianus d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847 accepted as Robsonella fontanianus (d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus furvus Gould, 1852 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus geryonea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802
  » Species Octopus gibbsi O'Shea, 1999 accepted as Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852
  » Species Octopus gilbertianus Berry, 1912 accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
  » Species Octopus glaber Wülker, 1920 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus gracilis Souleyet, 1852 accepted as Tremoctopus gracilis (Souleyet, 1852) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus gracilis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Macrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929) (pre-occupied name)
  » Species Octopus granosus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus granulatus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Amphioctopus granulatus (Lamarck, 1798) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus graptus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus graptus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus groenlandicus Steenstrup, 1856 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
  » Species Octopus guangdongensis Dong, 1976 accepted as Abdopus guangdongensis (Dong, 1976) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus hardwickei Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus harmandi Rochebrune, 1882 accepted as Abdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus herdmani Hoyle, 1904 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Abdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus horsti Joubin, 1898 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
  » Species Octopus hoylei (Berry, 1909) accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909)
  » Species Octopus indicus Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 accepted as Cistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus januarii Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Muusoctopus januarii (Hoyle, 1885)
  » Species Octopus kagoshimensis Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Amphioctopus kagoshimensis (Ortmann, 1888) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus kempi (Robson, 1929) accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus koellikeri Vérany, 1851 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (synonym)
  » Species Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) accepted as Benthoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911)
  » Species Octopus lentus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
  » Species Octopus leschenaultii [sic] accepted as Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 (misspelling)
  » Species Octopus leucoderma San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Eledone leucoderma (San Giovanni, 1829)
  » Species Octopus levis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Muusoctopus levis (Hoyle, 1885) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus lobensis Castellanos & Menni, 1969 accepted as Octopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834
  » Species Octopus lothei Chun, 1913 accepted as Bathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
  » Species Octopus lunulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Hapalochlaena lunulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929) accepted as Callistoctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929)
  » Species Octopus macropodus San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
  » Species Octopus macropus Risso, 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
  » Species Octopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883 accepted as Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992 accepted as Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus marginatus Taki, 1964 accepted as Amphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964) (original combination)
  » Species Octopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus megalops (Taki, 1964) accepted as Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Amphioctopus membranaceus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus mercatoris Adam, 1937 accepted as Paroctopus mercatoris (Adam, 1937) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus microstomus Reynaud, 1830 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus moschatus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Eledone moschata (Lamarck, 1798) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus mototi Norman, 1993 accepted as Amphioctopus mototi (Norman, 1993) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus neglectus Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Amphioctopus neglectus (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus nierstraszi Adam, 1938 accepted as Hapalochlaena nierstraszi (Adam, 1938) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus nierstrazi [sic] accepted as Octopus nierstraszi Adam, 1938 (unaccepted, misspelling)
  » Species Octopus niger Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
  » Species Octopus niger Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus nocturnus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 accepted as Callistoctopus nocturnus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus obesus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus ocellatus Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus octopodia Tryon, 1879 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus ornatus Gould, 1852 accepted as Callistoctopus ornatus (Gould, 1852) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus ovulum Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Amphioctopus ovulum (Sasaki, 1917) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus patagonicus Lönnberg, 1898 accepted as Enteroctopus megalocyathus (Gould, 1852) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus pictus Brock, 1882 accepted as Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883) (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826)
  » Species Octopus pictus Verrill, 1883 accepted as Octopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826; O. verrilli is a replacement name)
  » Species Octopus pilosus Risso, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus polyzenia Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus polyzenia (Gray, 1849) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus pulcher Brock, 1887 accepted as Amphioctopus pulcher (Brock, 1887) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus punctatus Gabb, 1862 accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus pustulosus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Octopus madokai Berry, 1921 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Octopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826; O. madokai is a replacement name)
  » Species Octopus rabassin Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus rapanui Voss, 1979 accepted as Callistoctopus rapanui (Voss, 1979) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus reticularis Petangna, 1828 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus rex Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Amphioctopus rex (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus robsoni Adam, 1941 accepted as Amphioctopus robsoni (Adam, 1941) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus robustus Brock, 1887 accepted as Hapalochlaena fasciata (Hoyle, 1886) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus roosevelti Stuart, 1941 accepted as Octopus oculifer (Hoyle, 1904) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus rufus Risso, 1854 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841) (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
  » Species Octopus salebrosus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Sasakiopus salebrosus (Sasaki, 1920) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus saluzzii Naef, 1923 accepted as Octopus salutii Vérany, 1836 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus saluzzii Vérany, 1840 accepted as Octopus salutii Vérany, 1836 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus scorpio (Berry, 1920) accepted as Macrotritopus scorpio (Berry, 1920) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus semipalmatus Owen, 1836 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus siamensis Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Amphioctopus siamensis (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus smedleyi Robson, 1932 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus sponsalis Fischer & Fischer, 1892 accepted as Bathypolypus sponsalis (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus striolatus Dong, 1976 accepted as Amphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964) (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus taprobanensis Robson, 1926 accepted as Callistoctopus taprobanensis (Robson, 1926) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus tenebricus Smith, 1884 accepted as Abdopus tenebricus (Smith, 1884) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus tenuicirrus Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus tetracirrhus Delle Chiaje, 1830 accepted as Pteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus titanotus Troschel, 1857 accepted as Pteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Abdopus tonganus (Hoyle, 1885) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus troschelii Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
  » Species Octopus tuberculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
  » Species Octopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus unicirrhus Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus varunae Oommen, 1971 accepted as Amphioctopus varunae (Oommen, 1971) (unaccepted, original combination)
  » Species Octopus velatus Rang, 1837 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus velifer de Férussac, 1835 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus veranyi Wagner, 1829 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted, synonym)
  » Species Octopus vincenti Pickford, 1955 accepted as Amphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950) (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus violaceus Risso, 1854 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
  » Species Octopus westerniensis d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 (unaccepted)
  » Species Octopus winckworthi Robson, 1926 accepted as Macrochlaena winckworthi (Robson, 1926) (unaccepted, original combination)
Genus Paroctopus Naef, 1923
Genus Polypus Leach, 1817
  » Species Polypus longipes Leach, 1817 (nomen dubium)
  » Species Polypus abruptus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Muusoctopus abruptus (Sasaki, 1920) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus apollyon Berry, 1912 accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
  » Species Polypus brucei Hoyle, 1912 accepted as Enteroctopus megalocyathus (Gould, 1852)
  » Species Polypus californicus Berry, 1911 accepted as Octopus californicus (Berry, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus campbelli E. A. Smith, 1902 accepted as Octopus campbelli (E. A. Smith, 1902) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus conispadiceus Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Octopus conispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917)
  » Species Polypus faeroensis Russell, 1909 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
  » Species Polypus gardineri Hoyle, 1905 accepted as Octopus gardineri (Hoyle, 1905)
  » Species Polypus glaber Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Muusoctopus hokkaidensis (Berry, 1921)
  » Species Polypus hattai Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Octopus hattai (Sasaki, 1929)
  » Species Polypus hokkaidensis Berry, 1921 accepted as Muusoctopus hokkaidensis (Berry, 1921) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885)
  » Species Polypus hoylei Berry, 1909 accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus kermadecensis Berry, 1914 accepted as Octopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus leioderma Berry, 1911 accepted as Muusoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus levis (Hoyle, 1885) accepted as Muusoctopus levis (Hoyle, 1885)
  » Species Polypus longispadiceus Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Octopus longispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus luteus Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Callistoctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus macropus (Risso, 1826) accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
    » Subspecies Polypus macropus minor Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Octopus minor (Sasaki, 1920) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus normani Massy, 1907 accepted as Muusoctopus normani (Massy, 1907) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus ochotensis Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Octopus ochotensis (Sasaki, 1920) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus oculifer Hoyle, 1904 accepted as Octopus oculifer (Hoyle, 1904)
  » Species Polypus oliveri Berry, 1914 accepted as Octopus oliveri (Berry, 1914) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus oshimai Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Octopus oshimai (Sasaki, 1929) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus ovulum Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Amphioctopus ovulum (Sasaki, 1917) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus parvus Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Octopus parvus (Sasaki, 1917)
  » Species Polypus profundicola Massy, 1907 accepted as Bathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
  » Species Polypus scorpio Berry, 1920 accepted as Macrotritopus scorpio (Berry, 1920) (original combination)
  » Species Polypus variabilis Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Octopus variabilis (Sasaki, 1929) (original combination)
Genus Pteroctopus Fischer, 1882 in 1880-1887
  » Species Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909)
  » Species Pteroctopus schmidti (Joubin, 1933)
  » Species Pteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
  » Species Pteroctopus eurycephala (Taki, 1964) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Pteroctopus keralensis (Oommen, 1966) (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Pteroctopus witjazi Akimushkin, 1963 (taxon inquirendum)
  » Species Pteroctopus albidus (Taki, 1962) accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909) (synonym)
Genus Robsonella Adam, 1938
Genus Sasakinella Taki, 1964
  » Species Sasakinella eurycephala Taki, 1964 accepted as Pteroctopus eurycephala (Taki, 1964) (original combination)
Genus Scaeurgus Troschel, 1857
Genus Teretoctopus Robson, 1929
  » Species Teretoctopus alcocki Robson, 1932
  » Species Teretoctopus indicus Robson, 1929
  » Species Teretoctopus indica Robson, 1929 accepted as Teretoctopus indicus Robson, 1929 (gender disagreement; correction manditory)
Genus Thaumoctopus Norman & Hochberg, 2005
Genus Wunderpus Hochberg, Norman & Finn, 2006

Genus Pinnoctopus d'Orbigny, 1845 (nomen dubium)

Genus Moschites Schneider, 1784 (temporary name, Not available by ICZN Opinion 233)
  » Species Moschites adelieana Berry, 1917 accepted as Adelieledone adelieana (Berry, 1917) (original combination)
  » Species Moschites aurorae Berry, 1917 accepted as Pareledone aurorae (Berry, 1917) (original combination)
  » Species Moschites harrissoni Berry, 1917 accepted as Pareledone harrissoni (Berry, 1917) (original combination)
  » Species Moschites rotunda Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Bentheledone rotunda (Hoyle, 1885) (original combination)
  » Species Moschites verrucosa (Verrill, 1881) accepted as Graneledone verrucosa (A. E. Verrill, 1881)
  » Species Moschites verucosus (A. E. Verrill, 1881) accepted as Graneledone verrucosa (A. E. Verrill, 1881)

Subfamily Bathypolypodinae Robson, 1929 accepted as Bathypolypodidae Robson, 1929 (original rank)
Genus Berrya Adam, 1939 accepted as Pteroctopus Fischer, 1882 in 1880-1887 (synonym)
  » Species Berrya annae Oommen, 1980 accepted as Danoctopus annae (Oommen, 1980) (original combination)
  » Species Berrya hoylei (Berry, 1909) accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909)
  » Species Berrya keralensis Oommen, 1966 accepted as Pteroctopus keralensis (Oommen, 1966) (original combination)
Genus Danoctopus Joubin, 1933 accepted as Pteroctopus Fischer, 1882 in 1880-1887 (synonym)
Genus Eledona Risso, 1854 accepted as Eledone Leach, 1817 (junior synonym)
  » Species Eledona aldrovandi Delle Chiaje accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) (following synonymy of ITIS on Eledone aldrovandi Montfort, 1802)
  » Species Eledona ambrosiaca Risso, 1854 accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) (junior synonym)
Genus Eledonenta Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Callistoctopus Taki, 1964
Subfamily Eledoninae Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Eledonidae Rochebrune, 1884 (original rank)
Genus Hallia Rochebrune, 1884 accepted as Hoylea Rochebrune, 1885 (Invalid: junior homonym of Hallia Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1850; Hoylea is a replacement name)
Genus Hapaloctopus Taki, 1962 accepted as Berrya Adam, 1939 (synonym)
Genus Hoylea Rochebrune, 1885 accepted as Eledone Leach, 1817
Genus Joubinia Robson, 1929 accepted as Robsonella Adam, 1938 (invalid: junior homonym of Joubinia Buerger, 1904 [Nemertinia]; Robsonella Adam, 1938 is a replacement name)
Genus Ozoena Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Eledone Leach, 1817
Genus Schizoctopus Hoyle, 1886 accepted as Amphioctopus Fischer, 1882 (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Description The systematics of the Octopodidae is in a thoroughly unsettled state and the group is very much in need of systematic...  
Description The systematics of the Octopodidae is in a thoroughly unsettled state and the group is very much in need of systematic revision. Three subfamilies exist. Octopodinae, Eledoninae, and Bathypolypodinae (see generic list); separated by relatively minor characters, they all are easily recognizable as octopuses. There are 21 currently accepted genera in this large family, however, only Octopus commonly supports major fisheries. [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Octopodidae d'Orbigny, 1840. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=11782 on 2018-05-21
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basis of record Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   

status source Strugnell J.M., Norman M.D., Vecchione M., Guzik M. & Allcock A.L. (2014). The ink sac clouds octopod evolutionary history. Hydrobiologia. 725: 215-235., available online at https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-013-1517-6 [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): 440 [details]   
From other sources
Description The systematics of the Octopodidae is in a thoroughly unsettled state and the group is very much in need of systematic revision. Three subfamilies exist. Octopodinae, Eledoninae, and Bathypolypodinae (see generic list); separated by relatively minor characters, they all are easily recognizable as octopuses. There are 21 currently accepted genera in this large family, however, only Octopus commonly supports major fisheries. [details]
 



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Chinese Zhāng-Yú-Kē  [details]
Japanese マダコ  [details]