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Polypus madokai  Berry, 1921
Taxonomic Serial No.: 556976

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Octopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Polypus madokai    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Berry, S. S.  
  Publication Date: 1921   
  Article/Chapter Title: Notes on some Japanese Cephalopods. - A review of Sasakis "Albatross" Report   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (series 9) 8   
  Page(s): 351-352   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Year 1921b.   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gleadall, I. G. / T. Okutani, R. K. O'Dor and T. Kubodera, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Identification of the long-ligula octopuses of Japan: a status report   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Recent Advances in Cephalopod Fisheries Biology   
  Page(s): 145-158   
  Publisher: Tokai University Press   
  Publication Place: Tokyo, Japan   
  Reference for: Polypus madokai   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Roper, C. F. E. and M. J. Sweeney  
  Publication Date: 1978   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: A catalog of the type-specimens of Recent Cephalopoda in the National Museum of Natural History. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 278   
  Page(s): 1-19   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
  Reference for: Polypus madokai   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Gleadall (1993)]. Repository: NMNH Holotype 332976 [fide Roper and Sweeney (1978)]. Type Locality: 35o04'50N, 139o38'18E (Pacific Ocean)  



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