WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885)

342060 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342060)
accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]
Finn, J.; Bouchet, P. (2016). Octopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342060 on 2017-11-21

Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2011-03-02 16:17:49Z
checked
2016-06-11 23:30:29Z
changed

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basis of record Roper, C. F. E.; Jereb, P. (2010). Family Octopoteuthidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. pp. 262-268., available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf
page(s): 268 [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]   

additional source Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrocheirus megaptera Verrill, 1885) Roper, C. F. E.; Jereb, P. (2010). Family Octopoteuthidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. pp. 262-268., available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf
page(s): 268 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution circum-(sub)tropical [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat epi-bathypelagic [details]