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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885) 
AphiaID: 342060

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalopoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorColeoidea (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOegopsida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844
Sources  basis of record UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms, available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (5 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342060
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-03-02 16:17:49Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2014). Octopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342060 on 2014-09-16
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