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Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni  Robson, 1925
Taxonomic Serial No.: 556403

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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, nŠutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderTeuthida Naef, 1916  
                            SuborderOegopsina D'Orbigny, 1845  
                               FamilyCranchiidae Prosch, 1847  
                                  SubfamilyTaoniinae Pfeffer, 1912  
                                     GenusMesonychoteuthis Robson, 1925  
                                        SpeciesMesonychoteuthis hamiltoni Robson, 1925  
       

 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: Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni    
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Robson, G. C.  
  Publication Date: 1925   
  Article/Chapter Title: On Mesonychoteuthis, a new genus of oegopsid Cephalopoda   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (series 9) 16   
  Page(s): 272-277   
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  Notes: 2 figures.   
  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   
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  Reference for: Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Voss, N. A.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: A generic revision of the Cranchiidae (Cephalopoda; Oegopsida)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Marine Science, 39 (2)   
  Page(s): 365-412   
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  Reference for: Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Voss (1980:394)]. Repository: BMNH Holotype 1926.3.31.28 [fide J.A. Freeman (pers. comm.)]. Type Locality: 50 miles north of Smith Island, South Shetland Islands; from sperm whale stomach  
 

 

   

 
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