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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 editorGrimpoteuthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimpoteuthis Robson, 1932
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 Abbott R. T. (1974) American seashells. The marine mollusca of the Atlantic and Pacific coast of North America. ed. 2. Van Nostrand, New York. 663 pp., 24 pls. [October 1974] (look up in IMIS[details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
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
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Grimpoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157020 on 2014-09-02
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