WoRMS taxon details

Octopus Cuvier, 1798

138268  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138268)

accepted
Genus
Loligo vulgaris Lamarck, 1798 (type by subsequent designation)
Polypus Leach, 1817 · unaccepted (ICZN Opinion 233)
Species Octopus alecto Berry, 1953
Species Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806
Species Octopus argus F. Krauss, 1848
Species Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus balboai Voss, 1971
Species Octopus berenice Gray, 1849
Species Octopus berrima Stranks & Norman, 1992
Species Octopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883
Species Octopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949
Species Octopus bocki Adam, 1941
Species Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Species Octopus bulbus Norman, 2001
Species Octopus californicus (Berry, 1911)
Species Octopus chierchiae Jatta, 1889
Species Octopus conispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917)
Species Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus diminutus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2008
Species Octopus djinda Amor, 2021
Species Octopus favonius Gray, 1849
Species Octopus fitchi Berry, 1953
Species Octopus gardineri (Hoyle, 1905)
Species Octopus gorgonus Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus harpedon Norman, 2001
Species Octopus hattai (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus hawaiiensis Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Octopus hubbsorum Berry, 1953
Species Octopus humilis Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936
Species Octopus incella Kaneko & Kubodera, 2007
Species Octopus insularis Leite & Haimovici, 2008
Species Octopus jeraldi Pratt, Baldwin & Vecchione, 2020
Species Octopus jollyorum A. Reid & N. G. Wilson, 2015
Species Octopus joubini Robson, 1929
Species Octopus kaharoa O'Shea, 1999
Species Octopus kapalae Mitchell & A. Reid, 2017
Species Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990
Species Octopus laqueus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2005
Species Octopus mariles Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus maya Voss & Solís, 1966
Species Octopus microphthalmus Goodrich, 1896
Species Octopus micropyrsus Berry, 1953
Species Octopus micros Norman, 2001
Species Octopus mimus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus minor (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus mutilans Taki, 1942
Species Octopus nanus Adam, 1973
Species Octopus occidentalis Steenstrup in Hoyle, 1886
Species Octopus oculifer (Hoyle, 1904)
Species Octopus oliveri (Berry, 1914)
Species Octopus pallidus Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus parvus (Sasaki, 1917)
Species Octopus penicillifer Berry, 1954
Species Octopus pumilus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Species Octopus pyrum Norman, Hochberg & Lu, 1997
Species Octopus rubescens Berry, 1953
Species Octopus salutii Vérany, 1839
Species Octopus sanctaehelenae Robson, 1929
Species Octopus selene Voss, 1971
Species Octopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834
Species Octopus stictochrus Voss, 1971
Species Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus taganga Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
Species Octopus tayrona Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
Species Octopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834
Species Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus veligero Berry, 1953
Species Octopus verrucosus Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus vitiensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus warringa Stranks, 1990
Species Octopus wolfi (Wülker, 1913)
Species Octopus zonatus Voss, 1968

Subgenus Octopus (Abdopus) Norman & Finn, 2001 accepted as Abdopus Norman & Finn, 2001
Subgenus Octopus (Macroctopus) Robson, 1928 accepted as Macroctopus Robson, 1928
Subgenus Octopus (Macrotritopus) Grimpe, 1922 accepted as Macrotritopus Grimpe, 1922
Subgenus Octopus (Philonexis) d'Orbigny, 1835 accepted as Tremoctopus delle Chiaje, 1830
Species Octopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 accepted as Abdopus abaculus (Norman & Sweeney, 1997) (original combination)
Species Octopus aculeatus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834 accepted as Abdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834) (original combination)
Species Octopus adamsi Benham, 1944 accepted as Octopus huttoni (Benham, 1943) accepted as Robsonella huttoni Benham, 1943
Species Octopus aegina Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (original combination)
Species Octopus albus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus alderii Vérany, 1851 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus alphaeus [sic] accepted as Callistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993) (misspelling)
Species Octopus alpheus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus alpheus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
Species Octopus apollyon (Berry, 1912) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus arcticus Prosch, 1849 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849)
Species Octopus areolatus de Haan [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (synonym)
Species Octopus aspilosomatis Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus aspilosomatis (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
Species Octopus bairdii Verrill, 1873 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873) (original combination)
Species Octopus bakerii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806
Species Octopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (synonym)
Species Octopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus brocki Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (synonym)
Species Octopus bunurong Stranks, 1990 accepted as Callistoctopus bunurong (Stranks, 1990) (original combination)
Species Octopus burryi Voss, 1950 accepted as Amphioctopus burryi (Voss, 1950) (original combination)
Species Octopus campbelli (E. A. Smith, 1902) accepted as Robsonella campbelli (E. A. Smith, 1902)
Species Octopus carenae Vérany, 1839 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (synonym)
Species Octopus carolinensis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Amphioctopus carolinensis (Verrill, 1884) (original combination)
Species Octopus cassiopea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (synonym)
Species Octopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus cassiopea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797 (incorrect subsequent spelling of specific epithet)
Species Octopus catenulatus Philippi, 1844 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814 (synonym)
Species Octopus chromatus Heilprin, 1888 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (synonym)
Species Octopus cirrhosus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) (original combination)
Species Octopus cocco Risso, 1854 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841) (junior synonym)
Species Octopus cocco Vérany, 1846 accepted as Pteroctopus tetracirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1830)
Species Octopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus communis Park, 1885 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (synonym)
Species Octopus cordiformis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Pinnoctopus cordiformis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Octopus cuvieri d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus dana [sic] accepted as Octopus defilippi var. dama Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (misspelling)
Species Octopus defilippi Vérany, 1851 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (original combination)
Species Octopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus dierythraeus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus dierythraeus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
Species Octopus digueti Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894 accepted as Paroctopus digueti (Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894)
Species Octopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus dollfusi Robson, 1928 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (synonym)
Species Octopus duplex Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus equivocus Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929)
Species Octopus ergasticus P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892 accepted as Bathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Octopus eudora Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806
Species Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1993 accepted as Amphioctopus exannulatus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
Species Octopus fangsiao d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841 accepted as Amphioctopus fangsiao (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1839-1841) (original combination)
Species Octopus fasciatus (Hoyle, 1886) accepted as Hapalochlaena fasciata (Hoyle, 1886)
Species Octopus filosus Howell, 1868 accepted as Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936 (ICZN decision (opinion 2147, 2006) suppressed this species name)
Species Octopus fimbriatus Ruppel [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841 accepted as Abdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus flindersi Cotton, 1932 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (synonym)
Species Octopus fontanianus d'Orbigny, 1835 accepted as Robsonella fontaniana (d'Orbigny, 1835) (original combination)
Species Octopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus furvus Gould, 1852 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852) (original combination)
Species Octopus geryonea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Froriep, 1806
Species Octopus gibbsi O'Shea, 1999 accepted as Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus gilbertianus (Berry, 1912) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus glaber Wülker, 1920 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus gracilis Souleyet, 1852 accepted as Tremoctopus gracilis (Souleyet, 1852) (original combination)
Species Octopus gracilis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Macrotritopus equivocus (Robson, 1929) (pre-occupied name)
Species Octopus granosus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus granulatus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Amphioctopus granulatus (Lamarck, 1798) (original combination)
Species Octopus graptus Norman, 1993 accepted as Callistoctopus graptus (Norman, 1993) (original combination)
Species Octopus groenlandicus Dewhurst in Steenstrup, 1856 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1849) (synonym)
Species Octopus guangdongensis Dong, 1976 accepted as Abdopus guangdongensis (Dong, 1976) (original combination)
Species Octopus hardwickei Gray, 1849 accepted as Amphioctopus aegina (Gray, 1849) (synonym)
Species Octopus harmandi Rochebrune, 1882 accepted as Abdopus aculeatus (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834) (synonym)
Species Octopus herdmani Hoyle, 1904 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Abdopus horridus (d'Orbigny, 1826) (original combination)
Species Octopus horsti Joubin, 1898 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849 (junior synonym)
Species Octopus hoylei (Berry, 1909) accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (Berry, 1909)
Species Octopus huttoni (Benham, 1943) accepted as Robsonella huttoni Benham, 1943
Species Octopus indicus Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835 accepted as Cistopus indicus (Rapp [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1835) (original combination)
Species Octopus januarii Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Muusoctopus januarii (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Octopus kagoshimensis Ortmann, 1888 accepted as Amphioctopus kagoshimensis (Ortmann, 1888) (original combination)
Species Octopus kempi (Robson, 1929) accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851) (synonym)
Species Octopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914) accepted as Pinnoctopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914)
Species Octopus koellikeri Vérany, 1851 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus delle Chiaje, 1830 (synonym)
Species Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826) (original combination)
Species Octopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) accepted as Benthoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) accepted as Muusoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911)
Species Octopus lentus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Bathypolypus bairdii (Verrill, 1873)
Species Octopus leschenaultii [sic] accepted as Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1826) (misspelling)
Species Octopus leucoderma San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Eledone leucoderma (San Giovanni, 1829)
Species Octopus levis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Muusoctopus levis (Hoyle, 1885) (original combination)
Species Octopus lobensis Castellanos & Menni, 1969 accepted as Octopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1834
Species Octopus lothei Chun, 1913 accepted as Bathypolypus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Octopus lunulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Hapalochlaena lunulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) (original combination)
Species Octopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929) accepted as Callistoctopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus macropodus San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (synonym)
Species Octopus macropus Risso, 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826) (original combination)
Species Octopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883 accepted as Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883) (original combination)
Species Octopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992 accepted as Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) (original combination)
Species Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880 accepted as Macroctopus maorum (Hutton, 1880) (original combination)
Species Octopus marginatus Taki, 1964 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus megalocyathus Gould, 1852 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus megalops (Taki, 1964) (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus mercatoris Adam, 1937 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus mernoo O'Shea, 1999 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus microstomus Reynaud, 1830 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus moschatus Lamarck, 1798 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus mototi Norman, 1993 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus neglectus Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus nierstraszi Adam, 1938 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus nierstrazi [sic] (unaccepted, misspelling)
Species Octopus niger Risso, 1854 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Octopus niger Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus nocturnus Norman & Sweeney, 1997 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus obesus Verrill, 1880 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus ocellatus Gray, 1849 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus octopodia Tryon, 1879 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus ornatus Gould, 1852 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus ovulum Sasaki, 1917 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus patagonicus Lönnberg, 1898 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus pictus Verrill, 1883 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826; O. verrilli is a replacement name)
Species Octopus pictus Brock, 1882 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826)
Species Octopus pilosus Risso, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus polyzenia Gray, 1849 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus pulcher Brock, 1887 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus punctatus Gabb, 1862 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus pustulosus Sasaki, 1920 (unaccepted, Invalid: junior homonym of Octopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826; O. madokai is a replacement name)
Species Octopus rabassin Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus rapanui Voss, 1979 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus reticularis Petagna [in Monticelli], 1828 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus rex Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus robsoni Adam, 1941 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus robustus Brock, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus roosevelti Stuart, 1941 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus rufus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Octopus rugosus (Bosc, 1792) (unaccepted)
Species Octopus salebrosus Sasaki, 1920 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus saluzzii Naef, 1923 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus saluzzii Vérany, 1840 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus scorpio (Berry, 1920) (unaccepted)
Species Octopus semipalmatus Owen, 1836 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus siamensis Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus smedleyi Robson, 1932 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus sponsalis P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus striolatus Dong, 1976 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus taprobanensis Robson, 1926 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus tenebricus Smith, 1884 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus tenuicirrus Sasaki, 1929 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tetracirrhus Delle Chiaje, 1830 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus titanotus (Troschel, 1857)
Species Octopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus troschelii Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (unaccepted, dubious synonym)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus unicirrhus Delle Chiaje [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus varunae Oommen, 1971 (unaccepted, original combination)
Species Octopus velatus Rang, 1837 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus velifer de Férussac, 1835 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus veranyi R. Wagner, 1828 (unaccepted, synonym)
Species Octopus vincenti Pickford, 1955 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus violaceus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted, junior synonym)
Species Octopus westerniensis d'Orbigny, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus winckworthi Robson, 1926 (unaccepted, original combination)

Species Octopus alatus (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus alberti Joubin, 1895
Species Octopus amboinensis Brock, 1887
Species Octopus aranea d'Orbigny, 1834
Species Octopus araneoides Taki, 1964
Species Octopus arborescens (Hoyle, 1904)
Species Octopus bandensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus brevipes d'Orbigny, 1835
Species Octopus caerulescens Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus capensis Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus cephea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus chuni Grimpe, 1922
Species Octopus ciliatus Rang, 1837
Species Octopus cornutus Owen, 1881
Species Octopus dubius Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus elegans Brock, 1887
Species Octopus filamentosus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus fujitai Sasaki, 1929
Species Octopus fusiformis Brock, 1887
Species Octopus globosus Appellöf, 1886
Species Octopus hoeki Joubin, 1898
Species Octopus hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
Species Octopus hyalinus Rang, 1837
Species Octopus incertus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869
Species Octopus inconspicuus Brock, 1887
Species Octopus longispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917)
Species Octopus machikii Brock, 1887
Species Octopus madokai Berry, 1921
Species Octopus medoria Gray, 1849
Species Octopus mollis Gould, 1852
Species Octopus monterosatoi Fra Piero, 1895
Species Octopus moschites Carus, 1824 (Unresolved species of Eledone)
Species Octopus nanhaiensis Dong, 1976
Species Octopus niveus Lesson, 1831
Species Octopus ochotensis (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus oshimai (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus pentherinus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
Species Octopus peronii Lesueur, 1821
Species Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus prashadi Adam, 1939
Species Octopus pricei Berry, 1913
Species Octopus pusillus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus saphenia Gray, 1849
Species Octopus sasakii Taki, 1942
Species Octopus spinosus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus tenuipulvinus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus teuthoides Robson, 1929
Species Octopus tsugarensis Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus validus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus variabilis (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus variolatus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus ventricosus Grant, 1827
Species Octopus venustus Rang, 1837
Species Octopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886
Species Octopus yendoi (Sasaki, 1920)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
masculine
Cuvier G.L. (1798). Tableau élementaire de l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux. Paris, Baudouin. xvi + 710 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/42906
page(s): 380 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Octopus Cuvier, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138268 on 2022-05-21
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original description Cuvier G.L. (1798). Tableau élementaire de l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux. Paris, Baudouin. xvi + 710 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/42906
page(s): 380 [details]   

taxonomy 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. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   

subsequent type designation ICZN. (1997). Opinion 1861. <i>Octopus vulgaris</i> Cuvier [1797] and <i>Loligo vulgaris</i> Lamarck, 1798 (Mollusca, Cephalopoda): specific names conserved. <em>Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature.</em> 54: 59-60., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12446295 [details]   
 
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Loligo vulgaris Lamarck, 1798
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Loligo vulgaris Lamarck, 1798
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eggs of Loligo vulgaris Lamarck, 1798
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trossen eieren van de pijlinktvis
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Pijlinktvis - MEI
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Loligo vulgaris Lamarck, 1798
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Loligo vulgaris
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Loligo vulgaris
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Loligo vulgaris
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Eggs of Loligo vulgaris
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Eben (1884, figuur 28)
 Eben (1884, figuur 28)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ 1151562 closeup view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To NMNH Extant Collection (IZ 1151562 specimen)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 038243)
To Yale Peabody Mus...
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