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Paroctopus megalops  Taki, 1964
Taxonomic Serial No.: 556990

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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   
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  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: Paroctopus megalops    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Paroctopus megalops   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Taki, I.  
  Publication Date: 1964   
  Article/Chapter Title: On eleven new species of the Cephalopoda from Japan, including two new genera of the Octopodinae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Hiroshima University, 5 (2)   
  Page(s): 297-343   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Gleadall (1993)]. Repository: ?YTKC; specimen no longer extant [fide Gleadall (1993:148)]. Type Locality: Tosa Bay, Japan (from Mimase Market, Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture)  



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