WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797

140605  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140605)

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Species
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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
page(s): 380 [details]   
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 233: specific name of type...  
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 233: specific name of type species of Octopus Cuvier, 1797 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Occurs primarily south of...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Occurs primarily south of Cape Hatteras, but it is distributed as far north as Connecticut. [details]
Gofas, S. (2004). Octopus vulgaris. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=140605 on 2017-12-18

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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
page(s): 380 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cassiopea Gray, 1849) Gray, J.E. (1849). Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: Cephalopoda antepedia. London: British Museum. 164 pages., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563
page(s): 9 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826) Defrance J. L. M. (1804-1845). [Mineralogie et Geologie] IN Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles dans lequel on traite méthodiquement des diffrents êtres de la nature. (par plusieurs professeurs du Jardin du Roi ..., Georges Cuvier, ed.). Paris Vol. 1-2 [1804]. Vol. 3-4 [1806]. Suppl. 1 [1816]. Vol. 5-9 [1817]. Vol. 10-12 [1818]. Vol. 13-15 [1819]. Vol. 16-17 [1820]. Vol. 18-22 [1821]. Vol. 23-25 [1822]. Vol. 26-29 [1823]Vol. 30-33 [1824]. Vol. 34-38 [1825]. Vol. 39-44 [1826]. Vol. 45-51 [1827]. Vol. 52-53 [1828]. Vol. 54 [1829]. Vol. 55-57 [1828]. Vol. 58-59 [1829]. Vol. 60 [1830]. Vol. 61 [1845]., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.42219
page(s): vol. 43, p. 187 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia octopus Gmelin, 1791) Gmelin, J.F. (1791). Vermes. In: Gmelin J.F. (Ed.) Caroli a Linnaei Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Ed. 10. Tome 1(6). G.E. Beer, Lipsiae [Leipzig]. pp. 3021-3910. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83098#5
page(s): 3 149 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia polypus Oken, 1815) Oken, L. 1815-1816. Lehrbuch Der Naturgeschichte. Dritter Theil, Zoologie. Erste Abteilung, Fleischlose Thiere: 1-841 (Register) (1815); Atlas: I-Iv, pls. I-Xvii (1816)., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=Spo5AAAAcAAJ
page(s): 243 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia rugosa Bosc, 1792) Bosc [L. A. G.] (1792). Sepia rugosa. Actes de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris 1: 24, Pl. 5
page(s): 24 [details]   

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pilosus Risso, 1826) Risso A. (1826-1827). Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Méridionale et particulièrement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes. Paris, Levrault: Vol. 1: XII + 448 + 1 carta [1826]. Vol. 2: VII + 482 + 8 pl. (fiori) [novembre 1827]. Vol. 3: XVI + 480 + 14 pl. (pesci) [settembre 1827]. Vol. 4: IV + 439 + 12 pl. (molluschi) [novembre 1826]. Vol. 5: VIII + 400 + 10 pl. (altri invertebrati) [Novembre 1827], available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/bibliography/58984
page(s): 4 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814) Rafinesque, C.S. (1814). Précis des découvertes et travaux somiologiques de Mr. C.S. Rafinesque-Schmaltz entre 1800 et 1814; ou choix raisonné de ses principales découvertes en zoologie et en botanique, pour servir d'introduction à ses ouvrages futurs. Palerme. 1-55.
page(s): 28 [details]   

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]   

additional source Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus troschelii Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854) Adam, W. (1942). Notes sur les Céphalopodes: 21. A propos d'une publication peu connue de A. Risso 1854 [Notes on the cephalopods: 21. On a hardly known publication from A. Risso 1854]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 18(25): 1-36 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rabassin Risso, 1854) Adam, W. (1942). Notes sur les Céphalopodes: 21. A propos d'une publication peu connue de A. Risso 1854 [Notes on the cephalopods: 21. On a hardly known publication from A. Risso 1854]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 18(25): 1-36 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus rabassin Risso, 1854) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pilosus Risso, 1826) Adam, W. (1942). Notes sur les Céphalopodes: 21. A propos d'une publication peu connue de A. Risso 1854 [Notes on the cephalopods: 21. On a hardly known publication from A. Risso 1854]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 18(25): 1-36 (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia rugosa Bosc, 1792) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia polypus Oken, 1815) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorSepia octopus Gmelin, 1791) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus bakerii d'Orbigny, 1826) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus eudora Gray, 1849) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus geryonea Gray, 1849) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

status source  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

identification resource  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834) 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): 446 [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus americanus Froriep, 1806) Check List of European Marine Mollusca (CLEMAM). , available online at http://www.somali.asso.fr/clemam/index.clemam.html [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus pilosus Risso, 1826) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854) Adam, W. (1942). Notes sur les Céphalopodes: 21. A propos d'une publication peu connue de A. Risso 1854 [Notes on the cephalopods: 21. On a hardly known publication from A. Risso 1854]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 18(25): 1-36 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niger Risso, 1854) Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niger Risso, 1854) Adam, W. (1942). Notes sur les Céphalopodes: 21. A propos d'une publication peu connue de A. Risso 1854 [Notes on the cephalopods: 21. On a hardly known publication from A. Risso 1854]. Bull. Mus. royal d'Hist. Nat. Belg./Med. Kon. Natuurhist. Mus. Belg. 18(25): 1-36 (look up in IMIS[details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus albus Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus octopodia Tryon, 1879) Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

context source (HKRMS) City University of Hong Kong. (2013). Provision of Services for Species Identification and Data Analysis ofEpibenthic Organisms from Hong Kong Water. Final report. Environmental Protection Department. Department of Biology and Chemistry, City University [details]   
 
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From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature ICZN opinion 233: specific name of type species of Octopus Cuvier, 1797 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAuthority Winkworth (1932), Jaeckel (1958) and Abbott (1974) mention "Lamarck, 1798" as authority. Other authors however mention "Cuvier, 1797" (McKay & Smith, 1979; Heppel & Smith, 1983). Until the original description is checked the first authors are followed. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-global [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Occurs primarily south of Cape Hatteras, but it is distributed as far north as Connecticut. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat coastal to shelf [details]

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

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConocyema polymorpha Van Beneden, 1882 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema acuticephalum Nouvel, 1947 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema aegira McConnaughey & Kritzler, 1952 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema bilobum Couch & Short, 1964 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema japonicum Furuya & Tsuneki, 1992 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema misakiense Nouvel & Nakao, 1938 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema monodi Nouvel, 1934 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema typoides Short, 1964 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicyema typus Van Beneden, 1876 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeteromysis (Heteromysis) octopodis Wittmann & Griffiths, 2017 (commensal)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopicola superba Humes, 1957 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopicola superba antillensis Stock, Humes & Gooding, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopicola superba superba Humes, 1957 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortetëkëmbëshiUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoroktapodi i zakonshëmUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlikurishtja  [details]
Catalan Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpop verUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpop roquer  [details]
Chinese Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhōng-Huá-Xiāo [from synonym]Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZhēn-Huá-Xiāo [from synonym]  [details]
Czech Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchobotnice pobřežní  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig ottearmet blæksprutte  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkraakUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewoone octopusUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone octopusUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone achtarmUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorachtarm  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorscuttleUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon octopus  [details]
Finnish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormeritursas  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoulpe de rocheUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoulpe communUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoulpeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpieuvre communeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpieuvre  [details]
Galician Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolvo  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKrakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewöhnlicher KrakeUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgemeiner Krake  [details]
Hassaniyya Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorazeiz  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolpo di scoglioUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolpo comune  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorマダコUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorma-dako tako  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΧταπόδι  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorośmiornica zwyczajna  [details]
Portuguese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolvo-vulgarUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolvo comum  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorobiknovenniy shprotUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorobiknovenniy osminog  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpulpo de rocaUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpulpo comúnUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpulpo  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorattaarmade bläckfiskar  [details]