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Enoptroteuthis spinicauda  Berry, 1920
Taxonomic Serial No.: 557124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Lepidoteuthis grimaldii Joubin, 1895
  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: Enoptroteuthis spinicauda    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Berry, S. S.   
  Publication Date: 1920   
  Article/Chapter Title: Preliminary diagnosis of new Cephalopods from the western Atlantic   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 58 (2335)   
  Page(s): 293-300   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Year 1920b. 1 plate.   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sweeney, M. J., C. F. E. Roper, and F. G. Hochberg   
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of the type specimens of Recent Cephalopoda described by S. Stillman Berry   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Malacologia, 29 (1)   
  Page(s): 7-19   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Enoptroteuthis spinicauda   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Young, Richard Edward   
  Publication Date: 1972   
  Article/Chapter Title: The systematics and areal distribution of pelagic Cephalopods from the seas off southern California   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 97   
  Page(s): 1-159   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 15 figures, 38 plates.   
  Reference for: Enoptroteuthis spinicauda   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Young (1992:183)]. Repository: NMNH Holotype 338694 [fide Sweeney et al. (1988)]. Type Locality: 28o51'N, 70o08'W (Sargasso Sea)  



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