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Octopus tetricus  Gould, 1852
Taxonomic Serial No.: 556147

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
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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  
                      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 tetricus Gould, 1852  
       

 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 tetricus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gould, A. A.  
  Publication Date: 1852   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mollusca and Shells   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: United States Exploring Expedition, during the years 1838-1842, 12   
  Page(s): 1-510   
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  Notes: atlas of 52 plates.   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Johnson, R. I.  
  Publication Date: 1964   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Recent Mollusca of Augustus Addison Gould   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 239   
  Page(s): 182   
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  Reference for: Octopus tetricus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Stranks, T. N. / N. A. Voss, M. Veccione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: The systematic and nomenclatural status of the Octopodinae described from Australia (Mollusca: Cephalopoda)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 529-547   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
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  Reference for: Octopus tetricus   
       
  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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  Reference for: Octopus tetricus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Stranks (1998)]. Repository: Type lost [fide Johnson (1964:32)]. Type Locality: Near Sydney, NSW [Australia]  
 

 

   

 
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