WoRMS taxon details

Grimpoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885)

157020  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157020)

accepted
Species
Cirrhoteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885 (incorrect original spelling)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Type locality contained in North West Atlantic  
type locality contained in North West Atlantic [details]
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Grimpoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157020 on 2018-07-17
Date
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2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
created
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
changed
2011-03-16 19:15:22Z
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2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
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additional source Collins M.A. & Villanueva R. (2006) Taxonomy, ecology and behaviour of the cirrate octopods. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review 44: 277-322.
page(s): 299 [details]   

additional source Hochberg F.G., Norman M.D. & Finn J.K. (2014). Family Opisthoteuthidae. pp. 248-261, 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.
page(s): 259 [details]   

basis of record  (ofCirroteuthis 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]   

basis of record  (ofCirrhoteuthis megaptera Verrill, 1885) Hochberg F.G., Norman M.D. & Finn J.K. (2014). Family Opisthoteuthidae. pp. 248-261, 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.
page(s): 259 [details]   

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

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island [details]

Habitat bathyal to abyssal [details]