WoRMS taxon details

Sepia apama Gray, 1849

342111  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342111)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J. E. (1849). <em>Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: Cephalopoda antepedia</em>. London: British Museum. 164 pages., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563 [details]   
Type locality contained in Adelaide  
type locality contained in Adelaide [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Sepia apama Gray, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342111 on 2018-12-13
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2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
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2016-05-15 00:46:20Z
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original description Gray, J. E. (1849). <em>Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: Cephalopoda antepedia</em>. London: British Museum. 164 pages., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563 [details]   

original description  (ofSepia palmata Owen, 1881) Owen, R. (1881). Descriptions of Some New and Rare Cephalopoda (Part II). <em>Transactions of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 11(5): 131-170., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/69803
page(s): 134 [details]   

original description  (ofAmplisepia verreaux (non Rochebrune, 1884) Iredale, 1926) Iredale, T. (1926). The cuttlefish "bones" of the Sydney beaches (Phylum Mollusca-Class Cephalopoda). <em>Australian Zoolo­gist.</em> 4(3):186-196., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/171692
page(s): 194 [details]   

original description  (ofAmplisepia parysatis Iredale, 1954) Iredale, T. (1954). Cuttle-fish "bones" again. <em>Australian Zoologist.</em> 12: 63-82., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/171695
page(s): 71 [details]   

basis of record Reid, A., Jereb, P. & Roper, C.F.E. (2005). Family Sepiidae. pp. 57-152, in P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper eds. <em>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date.</em> Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (<em>Nautilidae</em>, <em>Sepiidae</em>, <em>Sepiolidae</em>, <em>Sepiadariidae</em>, <em>Idiosepiidae</em> and <em>Spirulidae</em>). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(1): 262 pp. 9 pls. [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From editor or global species database
Editor's comment Published records of this species from the NZEEZ are based on beached shells that have probably originated from Australia (i.e. flotsam) [details]
 

LanguageName 
English giant Australian cuttlefishAustralian giant cuttlefish  [details]
French Seiche géante australienne  [details]
German Riesensepia  [details]
Spanish Sepia gigante australiana  [details]