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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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis megaptera (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrocheirus megaptera Verrill, 1885
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAncistrocheirus megaptera Verrill, 1885 (original combination)
Sources  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.
page(s): 268 [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
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]
Spain
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
2016-06-11 23:30:29Z  changed  Finn, Julian
  
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  Citation: Finn, J.; Bouchet, P. (2016). Octopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342060 on 2016-09-25
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