WoRMS name details

Octopus filosus Howell, 1868

341972  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341972)

 unaccepted (ICZN decision (opinion 2147, 2006) suppressed this species name)
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Nomenclature Norman et al. (2014: 58) stated their "disagreement" with ICZN decision (Opinion 2147) to suppress the name Octopus...  
Nomenclature Norman et al. (2014: 58) stated their "disagreement" with ICZN decision (Opinion 2147) to suppress the name Octopus filosus. However, ICZN Opinions and the rules of nomenclature in general are not a matter of personal opinion to follow or reject. [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Octopus filosus Howell, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341972 on 2019-07-18
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-22 18:03:32Z
checked
2015-05-04 12:58:39Z
changed
2016-05-05 06:40:17Z
changed
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
changed

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additional 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]   

source of synonymy 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]   

status source Opinion 2147. (2006). <i>Octopus hummelincki</i> Adam, 1936 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda): specific name conserved. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 63(2): 134-135. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From editor or global species database
Nomenclature Norman et al. (2014: 58) stated their "disagreement" with ICZN decision (Opinion 2147) to suppress the name Octopus filosus. However, ICZN Opinions and the rules of nomenclature in general are not a matter of personal opinion to follow or reject. [details]
LanguageName 
English bumblebee two-spot octopusbumblebee octopus  [details]