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Octopoteuthis megaptera  (Verrill, 1885)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82434

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Octopodoteuthopsis megaptera (Verrill, 1885)
 
    Ancistrocheirus megaptera Verrill, 1885
 
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  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassCephalopoda Cuvier, 1797 – octopuses, squids, calmars, encornets, pieuvres, poulpes, náutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderTeuthida Naef, 1916  
                            SuborderOegopsina D'Orbigny, 1845  
                               FamilyOctopoteuthidae Berry, 1912  
                                  GenusOctopoteuthis Rüppell, 1844  
                                     SpeciesOctopoteuthis megaptera (Verrill, 1885)  
       

 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: Octopoteuthis megaptera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopoteuthis megaptera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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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  Reference for: Octopoteuthis megaptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sweeney, M. J. and C. F. E. Roper / N. A. Voss, M. Vecchione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification, type localities and type repositories of recent Cephalopoda   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 561-599   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopoteuthis megaptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verrill, A. E.  
  Publication Date: 1885   
  Article/Chapter Title: Third catalogue of 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.: Transaction of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences, 6 (2)   
  Page(s): 395-452   
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  Notes: 3 plates.   
  Reference for: Octopoteuthis megaptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Voss, G. L.  
  Publication Date: 1956   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Review of the Cephalopods of the Gulf of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Marine Science of the Gulf and Caribbean, 6 (2)   
  Page(s): 85-178   
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  Notes: 18 figures.   
  Reference for: Octopoteuthis megaptera   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Voss (1956:125)]. Repository: NMNH Holotype 40128; specimen no longer extant [fide Roper and Sweeney (1978)]. Type Locality: 39 12'N, 72 03'W (Atlantic Ocean)  
 

 

   

 
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