WoRMS taxon details

Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883)

342334  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:342334)

accepted
Species
Octopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883 (original combination)
Octopus pictus Brock, 1882 (Invalid: junior homonym of Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
(ofOctopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883) Hoyle, W.E. (1883). On a new species of octopus (O. maculosus). Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh. 7: 319-322., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16121499
page(s): 319 [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=342334 on 2018-04-23
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-24 16:13:02Z
checked
2017-11-22 08:25:17Z
changed

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original description  (ofOctopus pictus Brock, 1882) Brock, J. (1882). Zur Anatomie und Systematik der Cephalopoden. Zeitschrift für wissenschaftliche Zoologie. 36: 543-606., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/45332172
page(s): 603 [details]   

original description  (ofOctopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883) Hoyle, W.E. (1883). On a new species of octopus (O. maculosus). Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh. 7: 319-322., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16121499
page(s): 319 [details]   

basis of record Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO]. 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls.
page(s): 139 [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 Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Habitat coastal; highly toxic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English lesser blue-ringed octopus  [details]