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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus Cuvier, 1798 
AphiaID: 138268

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 editorOctopodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIncirrata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodidae (Family)
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Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodidae d'Orbigny, 1839
Sources  original description Cuvier G.L. [1798]. Tableau élementaire de l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux. Paris, Baudouin, xvi + 710 pp. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/42906
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus alecto Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus argus Krauss, 1848
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus australis Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus balboai Voss, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus berenice Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus berrima Stanks & Norman, 1992
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bocki Adam, 1941
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus briareus Robson, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bulbus Norman, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus californicus Berry, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus campbelli Smith, 1902
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus chierchiae Jatta, 1889
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus conispadiceus Sasaki, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus diminutus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus favonius Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus filosus Howell, 1867
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fitchi Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus gardineri Hoyle, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus gorgonus Huffard, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus harpedon Norman, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hattai Sasaki, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hawaiiensis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hubbsorum Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus humilis Huffard, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hummelincki Adam, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus huttoni Benham, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus incella Kaneko & Kubodera, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus insularis Leite & Haimovici, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus joubini Robson, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kaharoa O'Shea, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kaurna Stranks, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus laqueus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2005
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mariles Huffard, 2007
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus maya Voss & Solís Ramírez, 1966
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mercatoris Adam, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mernoo O'Shea, 1999
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus microphthalmus Goodrich, 1896
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus micropyrsus Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus micros Norman, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mimus Gould, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mutilans Taki, 1942
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus nanus Adam, 1973
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus occidentalis Steenstrup in Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus oculifer Hoyle, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus oliveri (Berry, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pallidus Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus parvus Sasaki, 1917
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus penicillifer Berry, 1954
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pumilus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pyrum Norman, Hochberg & C. C. Lu, 1997
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rubescens Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus salutii Vérany, 1836
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sanctaehelenae Robson, 1929
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus selene Voss, 1971
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus stictochrus Voss, 1971
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tenebricus Smith, 1884
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tetricus Gould, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus veligero Berry, 1953
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus verrucosus Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vitiensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus warringa Stranks, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus wolfi (Wülker, 1913)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus zonatus Voss, 1968

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus alatus (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved West Atlantic form)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aranea d'Orbigny, 1834 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus araneoides Taki, 1964 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus arborescens Hoyle, 1904 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cephea Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus chuni Grimpe, 1922 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ciliatus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus filamentosus Blainville, 1826 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fujitai Sasaki, 1929 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus globosus Appellöf, 1886 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hoeki Joubin, 1898 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hyalinus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus inconspicuus Brock, 1887 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus longispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus madokai Berry, 1921 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus medoria Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus minor (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus monterosatoi Fra Piero, 1895 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus moschites Carus, 1824 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved species of Eledone)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus nanhaiensis Dong, 1976 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niveus Lesson, 1831 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ochotensis (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus oshimai (Sasaki, 1929) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus peronii Lesueur, 1821 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus prashadi Adam, 1939 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pricei Berry, 1913 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rugosus Bosc, 1792 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus saphenia Gray, 1849 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sasakii Taki, 1942 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (taxon inquirendum, Unresolved Japanese form)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus spinosus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tenuipulvinus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tsugarensis Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus validus Sasaki, 1920 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus variabilis (Sasaki, 1929) (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ventricosus Grant, 1827 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus venustus Rang, 1837 (taxon inquirendum)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus yendoi (Sasaki, 1920) (taxon inquirendum)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus alberti Joubin, 1895 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus amboinensis Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bandensis Hoyle, 1885 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus brevipes d'Orbigny, 1835 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus caerulescens Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus capensis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cornutus Owen, 1881 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus dubius Souleyet, 1852 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus elegans Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fusiformis Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus incertus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus machikii Brock, 1887 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mollis Gould, 1852 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pentherinus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pictus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pusillus Gould, 1852 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus teuthoides Robson, 1929 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus variolatus Blainville, 1826 (nomen dubium)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886 (nomen dubium)

Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Abdopus) Norman & Finn, 2001 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus Norman & Finn, 2001
Subgenus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Philonexis) d'Orbigny, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus delle Chiaje, 1830
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Philonexis) atlanticus d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Philonexis) quoyanus d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus abaculus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aculeatus d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus adamsi Benham, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus huttoni Benham, 1943
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aegina Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus albus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus alderii Vérany, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus alphaeus [sic] accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Froriep, 1806 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus apollyon (S. S. Berry, 1912) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus arcticus Prosch, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus areolatus de Haan, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus aspilosomatis Norman, 1993 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus aspilosomatis (Norman, 1993)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bairdii Verrill, 1873 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bakerii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus brocki Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bunurong Stranks, 1990 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus bunurong (Stranks, 1990)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus burryi Voss, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus capricornicus Norman & Finn, 2001 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus capricornicus (Norman & Finn, 2001)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus carenae Vérany, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus carolinensis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus carolinensis (Verrill, 1884)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cassiopea Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus catenulatus Philippi, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus chromatus Heilprin, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cirrhosus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cocco Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in de Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cocco Vérany, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus communis Park, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cuvieri d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus dana Robson, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus defilippi Vérany, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus dierythraeus Norman, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus dierythraeus (Norman, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus digueti Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParoctopus digueti (Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus dollfusi Robson, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus duplex Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus equivocus Robson, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ergasticus P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus eudora Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus exannulatus Norman, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fangsiao d'Orbigny, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fimbriatus d'Orbigny, 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus flindersi Cotton, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus fontanianus d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRobsonella fontaniana (d'Orbigny, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus furvus Gould, 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus geryonea Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus gibbsi O'Shea, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tetricus Gould, 1852
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus gilbertianus Berry, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus glaber Wülker, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus gracilis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus granosus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus granulatus Lamarck, 1799 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus granulatus (Lamarck, 1799)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus graptus Norman, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus graptus (Norman, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus groenlandicus Steenstrup, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus guangdongensis Dong, 1976 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus guangdongensis (Dong, 1976)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hardwickei Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus harmandi Rochebrune, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny, 1834)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus herdmani Hoyle, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus horsti Joubin, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hoylei (S. S. Berry, 1909) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroctopus hoylei (S. S. Berry, 1909)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus indicus Rapp, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCistopus indicus (Rapp, 1835)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus januarii Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuusoctopus januarii (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kagoshimensis Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus kagoshimensis (Ortmann, 1888)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kempi Robson, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus koellikeri Vérany, 1851 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus lentus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus leschenaultii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus leucoderma San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEledone leucoderma (San Giovanni, 1829)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus lobensis Castellanos & Menni, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny, 1834
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus lothei Chun, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus lunulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalochlaena lunulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropodus Sangiovanni, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus magnificus Villanueva, Sanchez & Compagno, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sanchez & Compagno, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus maorum Hutton, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus marginatus Taki, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus membranaceus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus microstomus Reynaud, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus moschatus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEledone moschata (Lamarck, 1798)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus mototi Norman, 1992 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus mototi (Norman, 1992)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus neglectus Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus neglectus (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus nierstraszi Adam, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalochlaena nierstraszi (Adam, 1938)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niger Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niger Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus nocturnus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus nocturnus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus obesus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ocellatus Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus octopodia Tryon, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ornatus Gould, 1852 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus ornatus (Gould, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ovulum Sasaki, 1917 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus ovulum (Sasaki, 1917)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus patagonicus Lönnberg, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus megalocyathus (Gould, 1852)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pictus Brock, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalochlaena fasciata (Hoyle, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pictus Verrill, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pilosus Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus polyzenia Gray, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus polyzenia (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus punctatus Gabb, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pustulosus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus madokai Berry, 1921
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rabassin Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rapanui Voss, 1979 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus rapanui (Voss, 1979)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus reticularis Petangna, 1828 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rex Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus rex (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus robsoni Adam, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus robsoni (Adam, 1941)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus robustus Brock, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHapalochlaena fasciata (Hoyle, 1886)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus roosevelti Stuart, 1941 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus oculifer Hoyle, 1904
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rufus Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in de Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus salebrosus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSasakiopus salebrosus (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus saluzzii Naef, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus salutii Vérany, 1836
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus saluzzii Vérany, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus salutii Vérany, 1836
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus semipalmatus Owen, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus siamensis Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus siamensis (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus smedleyi Robson, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sponsalis Fischer & Fischer, 1892 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypolypus sponsalis (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus striolatus Dong, 1976 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus marginatus (Taki, 1964)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus taprobanensis Robson, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallistoctopus taprobanensis (Robson, 1926)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tenuicirrus Sasaki, 1929 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tetracirrhus Delle Chiaje, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus titanotus Troschel, 1857 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbdopus tonganus (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus troschelii Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus de Blainville, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus unicirrhus Delle Chiaje [in de Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in de Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus varunae Oommen, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus varunae (Oommen, 1971)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus velatus Rang, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus velifer de Férussac, 1835 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus veranyi Wagner, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vincenti Pickford, 1955 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950)
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus violaceus Risso, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus westerniensis d'Orbigny, 1834 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus winckworthi Robson, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrochlaena winckworthi (Robson, 1926)
Environment marine
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyemennea dogieli Bogolepova-Dobrokhotova, 1962 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyemennea filiformis Bogolepova-Dobrokhotova, 1962 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyemennea longinucleata Bogolepova-Dobrokhotova, 1962 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema madrasensis Kalavati, Narasimhamurti & Suseela, 1984 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema octopusi Kalavati, Narasimhamurti & Suseela, 1984 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Authority of Octopus in Vaught, K.C. et al. (1989). A classification of the Living Mollusca. American Malacologists: Melbourne, FL (USA). XII, 195 pp.t is Lamarck, 1798.
For the authority we followed ITIS database [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Family name spelled Octopididae in (Vine, P.)  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138268
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Octopus Cuvier, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138268 on 2014-04-24
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