WoRMS banner
Add search provider Add provider
Twitter: Latest updates @WRMarineSpecies

WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885) 
AphiaID: 157020

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 megaptera (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis Robson, 1932
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhoteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhoteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885 (incorrect original spelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirroteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885 (original combination)
Sources 
basis of record (of Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirroteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885) 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[details]

[show all]
Environment marine
Distribution  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editortype locality North West Atlantic [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentral Atlantic Ocean [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Antarctic Invertebrates 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat bathyal to abyssal [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157020
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
2011-03-16 19:15:22Z  changed  Bouchet, Philippe
  
[Taxonomic tree] [Occurrence map] [Google] [Google scholar] [Google images]
  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2015). Grimpoteuthis megaptera. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157020 on 2015-05-05
  Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License