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Benthoctopus  Grimpe, 1921
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82591

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Atlantoctopus Grimpe, 1921
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassCephalopoda Cuvier, 1797 – octopuses, squids, calmars, encornets, pieuvres, poulpes, náutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderOctobrachia Fioroni, 1981  
                         OrderOctopoda Leach, 1818  
                            SuborderIncirrina Grimpe, 1916  
                               FamilyOctopodidae D'Orbigny, 1839-1842 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848  
                                  SubfamilyBathypolypodinae Robson, 1929  
                                     GenusBenthoctopus Grimpe, 1921  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Benthoctopus abruptus (Sasaki, 1920)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus berryi Robson, 1924  
                                        Species Benthoctopus canthylus Voss and Pearcy, 1990  
                                        Species Benthoctopus ergasticus (Fischer and Fischer, 1892)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus eureka (Robson, 1929)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus fuscus Taki, 1964  
                                        Species Benthoctopus hokkaidensis (Berry, 1921)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus januarii (Hoyle, 1885)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus levis (Hoyle, 1885)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus lothei (Chun, 1913)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus macrophallus Voss and Pearcy, 1990  
                                        Species Benthoctopus magellanicus Robson, 1930  
                                        Species Benthoctopus oregonae Toll, 1981  
                                        Species Benthoctopus oregonensis Voss and Pearcy, 1990  
                                        Species Benthoctopus piscatorum (Verrill, 1879)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus profundorum Robson, 1932  
                                        Species Benthoctopus pseudonymus (Grimpe, 1922)  
                                        Species Benthoctopus robustus Voss and Pearcy, 1990  
                                        Species Benthoctopus sibiricus Loyning, 1930  
                                        Species Benthoctopus thielei Robson, 1932  
                                        Species Benthoctopus yaquinae Voss and Pearcy, 1990  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Benthoctopus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Benthoctopus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Grimpe, G.  
  Publication Date: 1921   
  Article/Chapter Title: Teuthologische Mitteilungen VII. Systematische ubersicht der Nordsee-Cephalopoden   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoologischer Anzeiger, 52 (12/13)   
  Page(s): 297-305   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robson, G. C.  
  Publication Date: 1932   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A Monograph of the Recent Cephalopoda. Part II. The Octopoda   
  Page(s): 359   
  Publisher: British Museum   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Notes: 79 figures, 6 plates. Year 1932a.   
  Reference for: Benthoctopus   
  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   
  Reference for: Benthoctopus   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Robson (1932a:223)]. Type species: Octopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879 by original designation  



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