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Octopus semipalmatus  Owen, 1836
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557105

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Tremoctopus violaceus Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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 semipalmatus    
       
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Owen, R.  
  Publication Date: 1836   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of some new or rare Cephalopoda, collected by Mr. George Bennett, Corr. Memb. Z.S.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 37   
  Page(s): 19-24   
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  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Owen, R.  
  Publication Date: 1842   
  Article/Chapter Title: Descriptions of some new and rare Cephalopoda   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Transactions of the Zoological Society of London, 2 (2)   
  Page(s): 103-130   
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  Notes: 1 plate   
  Reference for: Octopus semipalmatus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Thomas, R. F.  
  Publication Date: 1977   
  Article/Chapter Title: Systematics, distribution and biology of Cephalopods of the genus Tremoctopus (Octopoda: Tremoctopodidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Marine Science, 27 (3)   
  Page(s): 353-392   
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  Notes: 18 figures.   
  Reference for: Octopus semipalmatus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Thomas (1977:385)]. Repository: Museum of the Royal College of Surgeons Syntypes (2). Type Locality: 30o31'N, 44o07'W (Atlantic Ocean) in Sargasso-weed [fide Owen (1842:111)]  
 

 

   

 
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