WoRMS taxon details

Stoloteuthis leucoptera (Verrill, 1878)

157037  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157037)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(of Sepiola leucoptera Verrill, 1878) Verrill, A. E. (1878). Art. 46. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America, No. 2. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> 16(95):371-378., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841652
page(s): 378 [details]   
Type locality contained in Gulf of Maine  
type locality contained in Gulf of Maine [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Depth range 160 to 700 m.  
Depth range 160 to 700 m. [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region) to the Straits of Florida  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region) to the Straits of Florida [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2021). MolluscaBase. Stoloteuthis leucoptera (Verrill, 1878). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157037 on 2021-01-22
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2005-05-23 07:30:30Z
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2008-08-21 17:03:20Z
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2011-10-08 12:59:09Z
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2016-06-01 00:39:04Z
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original description  (of Sepiola leucoptera Verrill, 1878) Verrill, A. E. (1878). Art. 46. Notice of recent additions to the marine fauna of the eastern coast of North America, No. 2. <em>American Journal of Science and Arts.</em> 16(95):371-378., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/36841652
page(s): 378 [details]   

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

basis of record Reid, A. & Jereb, P. (2005). Family Sepiolidae. pp. 153-203, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (<em>Nautilidae</em>, <em>Sepiidae</em>, <em>Sepiolidae</em>, <em>Sepiadariidae</em>, <em>Idiosepiidae</em> and <em>Spirulidae</em>). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls.
page(s): 199 [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source CephBase, available online at http://www.cephbase.utmb.edu/ [details]   

additional source Vechione, M., C.F.E. Roper and M.J. Sweeney. 1989. Marine flora and fauna of the eastern United States. Mollusca: Cephalopoda. NOAA Technical Report. NMFS 73. 23 p. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Depth range 160 to 700 m. [details]

Diet fish, crustaceans, and smaller squid [details]

Dimensions maximum size up to about 25 mm ML [details]

Distribution Western Atlantic: Gulf of St. Lawrence (unspecified region) to the Straits of Florida [details]

Habitat Lower sublittoral and upper bathyal, Possible diurnal activity in the upper mesopelagic [details]

Habitat circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]

Habitat shelf to slope [details]

Length Males up to 17 mm mantle length; females up to 18 mm mantle length. [details]

Predators marine mammals, fish [details]

Reproduction sexes are separate. Fertilization is internal but eggs are laid in large communal clusters [details]
LanguageName 
English leucoptera bobtail squidbutterfly bobtail squid  [details]
French sépiole leucoptère  [details]
German Schmetterlingstintenfisch  [details]
Spanish globito leucóptero  [details]