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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814 
AphiaID: 534435

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 editorOctopodiformes (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIncirrata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopodidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus ruber (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOctopus Cuvier, 1798
Sources  original description Rafinesque, C.S. (1814). Précis des découvertes et travaux somiologiques de Mr. C.S. Rafinesque-Schmaltz entre 1800 et 1814; ou choix raisonné de ses principales découvertes en zoologie et en botanique, pour servir d'introduction à ses ouvrages futurs. Palerme. Pp. 1-55. Also lithoprint facsimile re-edition in 1948 by Peter Smith, The Murray Printing Company, Wakefield, Massachusetts 55pp; plates.
page(s): 28 [details]

source of synonymy Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154. [details]

Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (20 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo CLEMAM 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:534435
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2010-10-19 11:24:52Z  created  Bouchet, Philippe
  
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  Citation: Bouchet, P. (2015). Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=534435 on 2015-08-28
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