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Idioteuthis  Sasaki, 1916
Taxonomic Serial No.: 555828

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Asperoteuthis Nesis, 1980
    Echinoteuthis Joubin, 1933
    Mastigoteuthis (Mastigopsis) Grimpe, 1922
  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  
             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  
                               FamilyMastigoteuthidae Verrill, 1881 in 1880-1881  
                                  GenusIdioteuthis Sasaki, 1916  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Idioteuthis cordiformis (Chun, 1908)  
                                     Species Idioteuthis danae (Joubin, 1933)  
                                     Species Idioteuthis famelica (Berry, 1909)  
                                     Species Idioteuthis hjorti (Chun, 1913)  
                                     Species Idioteuthis latipinna Sasaki, 1916  
                                     Species Idioteuthis okutanii Salcedo-Vargas, 1997  
                                     Species Idioteuthis tyroi Salcedo-Vargas, 1997  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Idioteuthis    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Salcedo-Vargas, M. A. and T. Okutani  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: New classification of the squid family Mastigoteuthidae (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Venus, 53 (2)   
  Page(s): 119-127   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 6 figures   
  Reference for: Idioteuthis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sasaki, M.  
  Publication Date: 1916   
  Article/Chapter Title: Notes on oegopsid Cephalopods found in Japan   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annotationes Zoologicae Japonenses, 9 (2)   
  Page(s): 89-120   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 1 plate.   
  Reference for: original description   
  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: Idioteuthis   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Salcedo-Vargas and Okutani (1994:124)]. Type species: Idioteuthis latipinna Sasaki, 1916 by monotypy  



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