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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis boylei Collins, 2003 
AphiaID: 153093

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 editorCirrata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthoteuthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis boylei (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis Robson, 1932
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis boylei Collins, 2003
Sources  original description Collins, M.A. (2003). The genus Grimpoteuthis (Octopoda: Grimpoteuthidae) in the north-east Atlantic, with descriptions of three new species. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 139(1): 93-127 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 105-110 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Porcupine Abyssal Plain [details]
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Porcupine Abyssal plain (48º47'N, 16º30'W, 4845-4847 m) [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Abyssal species, currently known from the type locality (Porcupine Abyssal Plain), from the Porcupine Seabight and the Madeira Abyssal Plain. Probably distributed at abyssal depths from 20°N to 50°N in the north-east Atlantic. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype Holotype: BMNH 20030370; 1 male 90 mm ML [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:153093
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-14 07:47:17Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2011-03-16 19:15:22Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2015). Grimpoteuthis boylei. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=153093 on 2015-09-01
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