WoRMS taxon details

Megalocranchia Pfeffer, 1884

137852  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137852)

accepted
Genus
Megalocranchia maxima Pfeffer, 1884 (type by original designation)
Carynoteuthis G. L. Voss, 1960 · unaccepted (synonym)
Corynomma Chun, 1906 · unaccepted (synonym)
Teuthowenia (Ascoteuthis) Berry, 1920 · unaccepted (synonym)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Pfeffer G. 1884. Die Cephalopoden des Hamburger Naturhistorischen Museums. <i>Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften, Hamburg</i>, 8(1): 1-30., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/70869 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Megalocranchia Pfeffer, 1884. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137852 on 2022-06-26
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z
changed
Martinez, Olga
2011-02-09 07:43:57Z
checked
2016-06-05 23:25:11Z
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original description Pfeffer G. 1884. Die Cephalopoden des Hamburger Naturhistorischen Museums. <i>Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften, Hamburg</i>, 8(1): 1-30., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/70869 [details]   

basis of record Voss, N. A. (1980). A generic revision of the Cranchiidae (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida). <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 30(2): 365-412., available online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/umrsmas/bullmar/1980/00000030/00000002/art00003
page(s): 398 [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Roper, C. F. E.; Jereb, P. (2010). Family Cranchiidae. <em>In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 2. Myopsid and Oegopsid Squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO.</em> pp. 148-178., available online at http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1920e/i1920e.pdf
page(s): 170 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
LanguageName 
English Large cranch squid  [details]
Russian мегалокранхияКранхия гигантская  [details]