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Polypus scorpio  Berry, 1920
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557103

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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: Polypus scorpio    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Berry, S. S.  
  Publication Date: 1920   
  Article/Chapter Title: Preliminary diagnosis of new Cephalopods from the western Atlantic   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 58 (2335)   
  Page(s): 293-300   
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  Notes: Year 1920b. 1 plate.   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  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: Polypus scorpio   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sweeney, M. J., C. F. E. Roper, and F. G. Hochberg  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of the type specimens of Recent Cephalopoda described by S. Stillman Berry   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, 29 (1)   
  Page(s): 7-19   
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  Reference for: Polypus scorpio   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Voss, G. L. and R. B. Toll / N. A. Voss, M. Veccione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: The systematics and nomenclatural status of the Octopodinae described from the western Atlantic Ocean   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 457-474   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
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  Reference for: Polypus scorpio   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Voss and Toll (1998)]. Repository: NMNH Holotype 338699 [fide Sweeney et al. (1988)]. Type Locality: Off Biscayne Bay, Florida [25o33'N, 80o03'W (Atlantic Ocean)]  
 

 

   

 
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