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Octopus defilippi  Verany, 1851
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82633

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Octopus equivocus (Robson, 1929)
 
    Macrotritopus equivocus Robson, 1929
 
    Octopus gracilis Verrill, 1884
 
    Macrotritopus kempi Robson, 1929
 
    Polypus scorpio Berry, 1920
 
    Octopus defilippi dama Robson, 1929
 
  Common Name(s): longarm octopus [English]
 
    Atlantic longarm octopus [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  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  
                      SuperorderOctobrachia Fioroni, 1981  
                         OrderOctopoda Leach, 1818  
                            SuborderIncirrina Grimpe, 1916  
                               FamilyOctopodidae D'Orbigny, 1839-1842 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848  
                                  SubfamilyOctopodinae Grimpe, 1921  
                                     GenusOctopus Cuvier, 1797  
                                        SpeciesOctopus defilippi Verany, 1851 – longarm octopus, Atlantic longarm octopus  
       

 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 defilippi    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus defilippi   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus defilippi   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus defilippi   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16   
  Page(s): vii + 277   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-47-4, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus defilippi   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus defilippi   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verany, J. B.  
  Publication Date: 1851   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cephalopdes de la Mediterranee   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mollusques Mediterraneens Observes, Decrits, Figures et Chromolithographies a apres le vivant ouvrage dedii ASM le roi Charles Albert, I   
  Page(s): 1-132   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: original description   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Mangold (1998)]. Repository: MHNN Holotype [fide Mangold (1998)]. Type Locality: Italy, Western Mediterranean  
 

 

   

 
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