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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus niger Risso, 1854 
AphiaID: 153079

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (dubious synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus Cuvier, 1798
Sources  original description Wood W. 1802. Observations on the hinges of British Bivalve shells. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 6: 154-176, pl. 14-18. , available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/758287 [details]

source of synonymy ITIS database, available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153079
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2014-01-31 07:34:01Z  changed  Gofas, Serge
  
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  Citation: Gofas, S. (2014). Octopus niger Risso, 1854. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153079 on 2014-08-22
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