WoRMS taxon details

Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852

342036  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342036)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Gould, A. A. (1852). Mollusca and shells. <em>In: United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes. Boston.</em> 12: 1-510; atlas 1856: 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10991152
page(s): 474 [details]   
Type locality contained in Australian part of the Tasman Sea  
type locality contained in Australian part of the Tasman Sea (origin: native - non-endemic[details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342036 on 2020-10-31
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-20 13:11:51Z
checked
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
changed
2020-05-04 20:35:20Z
changed

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original description Gould, A. A. (1852). Mollusca and shells. <em>In: United States Exploring Expedition during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842 under the command of Charles Wilkes. Boston.</em> 12: 1-510; atlas 1856: 1-16., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10991152
page(s): 474 [details]   

original description  (of Octopus gibbsi O'Shea, 1999) O'Shea, S. (1999). The marine fauna of New Zealand: Octopoda (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). <em>NIWA Biodiversity Memoir.</em> 112 : 1-280.
page(s): 120 [details]   

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

additional source Spencer, H.G., Marshall, B.A. & Willan, R.C. (2009). Checklist of New Zealand living Mollusca. Pp 196-219. <em>in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume one. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia.</em> Canterbury University Press, Christchurch. [details]   

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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Habitat coastal to shelf [details]
LanguageName 
English Sydney octopusgloomy octopus  [details]
German Gemeiner Sydneykrake  [details]