WoRMS taxon details

Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992)

535784  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:535784)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

(ofOctopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   
MolluscaBase (2018). Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=535784 on 2018-04-19
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2010-10-24 16:13:02Z
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2016-05-04 07:17:44Z
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2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
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original description Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

original description  (ofOctopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). Octopus magnificus (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. Bulletin of Marine Science. 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

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

additional source 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. [details]   

basis of record  (ofOctopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) Branch, G.M. et al. (2002). Two Oceans. 5th impression. David Philip, Cate Town & Johannesburg., available online at http://books.google.es/books?id=W_2QB8ftLgcC [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

 

LanguageName 
English giant octopus [from synonym]  [details]