WoRMS taxon details

Octopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949

341952  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341952)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Pickford, G.E. & McConnaughey, B.H. (1949). The Octopus bimaculatus problem: a study in sibling species. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection. 12(4): 1-66.
page(s): 14 [details]   
Type locality contained in California  
type locality contained in California [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Octopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341952 on 2018-05-22
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-21 18:18:05Z
checked
2018-01-22 06:58:31Z
changed
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
changed

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original description Pickford, G.E. & McConnaughey, B.H. (1949). The Octopus bimaculatus problem: a study in sibling species. Bulletin of the Bingham Oceanographic Collection. 12(4): 1-66.
page(s): 14 [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): 48 [details]   

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

From other sources
Habitat coastal [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser twospotted octopus  [details]