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Sthenoteuthis  Verrill, 1880 in 1879-1880
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555797

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Stenoteuthis Verrill, 1880
    Symplectoteuthis Pfeffer, 1900
  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, nŠutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderTeuthida Naef, 1916  
                            SuborderOegopsina D'Orbigny, 1845  
                               FamilyOmmastrephidae Steenstrup, 1857  
                                  SubfamilyOmmastrephinae Posselt, 1891  
                                     GenusSthenoteuthis Verrill, 1880 in 1879-1880  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Species Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson, 1830 in 1830-1831)  
                                        Species Sthenoteuthis pteropus (Steenstrup, 1855)  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sthenoteuthis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dunning, M.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Todarodes pacificus pusillus new subspecies (Cephalopoda: Ommastrephidae) from northern Australia   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria, 49 (1)   
  Page(s): 149-157   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 4 figures.   
  Reference for: Sthenoteuthis   
  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: Sthenoteuthis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verrill, A. E.  
  Publication Date: 1880   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Cephalopods of the northeastern coast of America. Part I. The gigantic squids (Architeuthis) and their allies; with observations on similar large species from foreign localities   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences, 5 (5)   
  Page(s): 177-257   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 14 plates. Verrill, 1879-1880   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Dunning (1998)]. Type species: Architeuthis megaptera Verrill, 1878 by original designation (= Ommatostrephes pteropus Steenstrup, 1855) [see Dunning (1998)]  



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