WoRMS taxon details

Octopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883

341951  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341951)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Verrill, A.E. (1883). Descriptions of two species of octopus from California. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 11(6): 117-123., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30397638
page(s): 121 [details]   
Type locality contained in California  
type locality contained in California [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Octopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341951 on 2019-10-19
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
checked
2018-01-22 06:58:31Z
changed

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original description Verrill, A.E. (1883). Descriptions of two species of octopus from California. <em>Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.</em> 11(6): 117-123., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30397638
page(s): 121 [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. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls.
page(s): 47 [details]   

additional source 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. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

status source Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. <i>Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin</i> 66:127–154. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat coastal [details]
 

LanguageName 
English two-spotted octopustwo-spot octopusCalifornia two-spot octopus  [details]
German Zweifleckkrake  [details]
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