WoRMS name details

Desmoteuthis A. E. Verrill, 1881

559401  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:559401)

 unaccepted > junior subjective synonym


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  1. Species Desmoteuthis pellucida Chun, 1910 accepted as Teuthowenia pellucida (Chun, 1910) (original combination)
  2. Species Desmoteuthis tenera A. E. Verrill, 1881 accepted as Teuthowenia megalops (Prosch, 1849) (unaccepted > junior subjective synonym)
  3. Species Desmoteuthis thori Degner, 1925 accepted as Teuthowenia megalops (Prosch, 1849) (synonym)
  4. Species Desmoteuthis hyperborea (Steenstrup, 1856) (uncertain > taxon inquirendum)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Desmoteuthis A. E. Verrill, 1881. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=559401 on 2024-02-24
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basis of record 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): 158 [details]   

source of synonymy 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): 390 [details]