WoRMS taxon details

Sepia mestus Gray, 1849

342152  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342152)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Gray, J.E. (1849). Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: <i>Cephalopoda antepedia</i>. London: British Museum. 164 pages. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563
page(s): 108 [details]   
Type locality contained in Australia  
type locality contained in Australia [details]
Depth range 0 to 22 m.  
Depth range 0 to 22 m. [details]
MolluscaBase (2019). MolluscaBase. Sepia mestus Gray, 1849. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342152 on 2019-09-18
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original description Gray, J.E. (1849). Catalogue of the Mollusca in the collection of the British Museum I: <i>Cephalopoda antepedia</i>. London: British Museum. 164 pages. , available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/47563
page(s): 108 [details]   

original description  (of Solitosepia liliana 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 [details]   

original description  (of Ascarosepion verreauxi Rochebrune, 1884) Rochebrune, A.T. (1884). Étude monographique de la famille des Sepiadae. <em>Bulletin de la Société Philomathique de Paris.</em> series 7, 8(2):74-122 pls 3-6.
page(s): 98 [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.
page(s): 144 [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]   

source of synonymy Adam, W.; Ree, J. (1966). A review of the cephalopod family Sepiidae. <i>The John Murray Expedition 1933-34</i>. <em>Scientific Reports.</em> 11(1): 1-165. [details]   

source of synonymy Lu, C.C. (2001). Cephalopoda. pp. 129-308 <em>in</em> Wells, A. & Houston, W.W.K. eds. <em>Zoological Catalogue of Australia</em>. Vol. 17.2. Mollusca: Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Cephalopoda. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, Australia xii 353 pp.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Depth range 0 to 22 m. [details]

Habitat shelf [details]

Length Males up to 77 mm mantle length; females up to 124 mm mantle length. [details]
 

LanguageName 
English reaper cuttlefish  [details]