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Octopus gracilis  Verrill, 1884
Taxonomic Serial No.: 556509

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Octopus defilippi Verany, 1851
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Octopus gracilis    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mangold, Katharina / N. A. Voss, M. Veccione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Octopodinae from the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 521-528   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
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  Reference for: Octopus gracilis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Roper, C. F. E. and M. J. Sweeney  
  Publication Date: 1978   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A catalog of the type-specimens of Recent Cephalopoda in the National Museum of Natural History. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 278   
  Page(s): 1-19   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus gracilis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verrill, A. E.  
  Publication Date: 1884   
  Article/Chapter Title: Second catalogue of the Mollusca, recently added to the fauna of the New England coast and the adjacent parts of the Atlantic, consisting mostly of deep sea species, with notes on others previously recorded   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences, 6 (1)   
  Page(s): 139-294   
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  Notes: 6 plates.   
  Reference for: original description   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Mangold (1998)]. Repository: NMNH Holotype 38431 [fide Roper and Sweeney (1978)]. Type Locality: 40o16'50"N, 67o05'15"W (Atlantic Ocean)  
 

 

   

 
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