WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumoctopus Norman & Hochberg, 2005

341465  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341465)

accepted
Genus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThaumoctopus mimicus Norman & Hochberg, 2005 (type by original designation)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Norman, M.D. & Hochberg, F.G. (2005). The “mimic Octopus”(Thaumoctopus mimicus n. gen. et sp.), a new octopus from the tropical Indo-West Pacific (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Molluscan Research. 25(2): 57-70., available online at http://www.mapress.com/mr/content/v25/2005f/n2p070.htm
page(s): 58 [details]   
Finn, J.; Bouchet, P. (2017). Thaumoctopus Norman & Hochberg, 2005. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341465 on 2017-12-11

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2008-03-27 06:45:57Z
created
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
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2017-11-29 06:28:13Z
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original description Norman, M.D. & Hochberg, F.G. (2005). The “mimic Octopus”(Thaumoctopus mimicus n. gen. et sp.), a new octopus from the tropical Indo-West Pacific (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae). Molluscan Research. 25(2): 57-70., available online at http://www.mapress.com/mr/content/v25/2005f/n2p070.htm
page(s): 58 [details]   

basis of record Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, 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): 179 [details]   

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]