WoRMS taxon details

Argonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758

138803  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138803)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 708 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: placed on official list, specific name of the type species of Argonauta Linnaeus, 1758  
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: placed on official list, specific name of the type species of Argonauta Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

Description Mantle globular, as wide as long; surface of mantle, head, arms, and web covered with conspicuous, closely-set, large,...  
Description Mantle globular, as wide as long; surface of mantle, head, arms, and web covered with conspicuous, closely-set, large, stellate tubercles; a narrow, tuberculate, fold of skin encircles the lateral surface of the mantle; funnel organ, 4 separate longitudinal pads. [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Argonauta argo Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138803 on 2018-11-20
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original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. <em>Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae.</em> ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 708 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (ofArgonauta cygnus Monterosato, 1889) Monterosato T. A. (di) (1889 (1 gennaio)). Coquilles marines marocaines. <i>Journal de Conchyliologie</i> 37(1): 20-40; 37(2): 112-121. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16015363
page(s): 120 [details]   

original description  (ofOcythoe antiquorum Leach, 1817) Leach W.E. (1817). Synopsis of the orders, families and genera of the class Cephalopoda. <em>The Zoological Miscellany; being descriptions of new or interesting animals.</em> 3(30):137-141., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28687004
page(s): 139 [details]   

original description  (ofArgonauta ferussaci Monterosato, 1914) Monterosato T. A. (di) (1914 (30 giugno)). Sur les <i>Argonauta</i> de la Méditerranée. <i>Journal de Conchyliologie 61 (4)</i>: 385-390, Tabs. X-X3 [details]   

original description  (ofArgonauta monterosatoi Coen, 1915) Coen G. (1915). Delle forme adriatiche di <i>Argonauta</i> ed in particolare dell'<i>A. monterosatoi</i> n. sp.. <i>Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova (3) 6(46)</i>: 261-275, pl. 5 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Gleadall, I. G. (1997). Hong Kong Cephalopada: A brief review of current knowledge and identification of specimens collected in 1995. <em>In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the Eighth International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China. The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China IV. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong.</em> 503-513. [details]   

basis of record Finn J.K. (2013) Taxonomy and biology of the argonauts (Cephalopoda: Argonautidae) with particular reference to Australian material. <i>Molluscan Research</i> 33(3): 143-222. [details]   

additional source Finn J.K. (2014). Family Argonautidae. pp. 228-237, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls.
page(s): 230 [details]   

additional source Roper, C.F.E., M.J. Sweeney & C.E. Nauen (1984). FAO Species catalogue. Vol 3. Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO Fish. Synop. (125), Vol 3: 277 p. [details]   

additional source Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

additional source Gofas, S.; Afonso, J.P.; Brandào, M. (Ed.). (S.a.). Conchas e Moluscos de Angola = Coquillages et Mollusques d'Angola. [Shells and molluscs of Angola]. Universidade Agostinho / Elf Aquitaine Angola: Angola. 140 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

additional source Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G. 1992. <i>Encyclopedia of Seashells</i>. Dorset: New York. 224 pp.
page(s): 178 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

identification resource Lu, C.C. & Chung, W.S. (2017). <em>Guide to the cephalopods of Taiwan</em>. National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan, 560 pp. ISBN 978-986-05-2569-4.
page(s): 516 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Nomenclature ICZN direction 73: placed on official list, specific name of the type species of Argonauta Linnaeus, 1758 [details]

From other sources
Description Mantle globular, as wide as long; surface of mantle, head, arms, and web covered with conspicuous, closely-set, large, stellate tubercles; a narrow, tuberculate, fold of skin encircles the lateral surface of the mantle; funnel organ, 4 separate longitudinal pads. [details]

Distribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Habitat epipelagic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Catalan argonauta  [details]
Dutch papiernautilus  [details]
English paper nautilusGreater Argonaut  [details]
French argonaute voilier  [details]
Italian argonauta  [details]
Japanese アオイガイ  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αργοναύτης  [details]
Spanish argonauta  [details]
To Museum of New Zealand Te Papa (M.000003; Argonauta bulleri Kirk, 1886; holotype)
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