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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis mega (Joubin, 1932) 
AphiaID: 394999

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 editorChiroteuthidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis mega (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsis mega Joubin, 1932
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBigelowia atlanticus MacDonald & Clench, 1934 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiropsis mega Joubin, 1932 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis atlanticus (MacDonald & Clench, 1934) (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChiroteuthis capensis Voss, 1967 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]

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Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
New Zealand
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
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 editorNorth Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWest North Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTropical Atlantic [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
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 Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTOLWeb 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394999
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2009-05-16 16:10:40Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-02-08 12:51:22Z  checked  Rosenberg, Gary
2016-06-05 01:28:00Z  changed  Finn, Julian
  
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  Citation: Finn, J.; Rosenberg, G. (2016). Chiroteuthis mega (Joubin, 1932). In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394999 on 2016-09-26
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