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Sepia (Sepia)  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 573124

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassCephalopoda Cuvier, 1797 – octopuses, squids, calmars, encornets, pieuvres, poulpes, náutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderSepiida Zittel, 1895  
                            FamilySepiidae Leach, 1817  
                               GenusSepia Linnaeus, 1758  
                                  SubgenusSepia (Sepia) Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Sepia angulata Roeleveld, 1972  
                                     Species Sepia apama Gray, 1849  
                                     Species Sepia bandensis Adam, 1939  
                                     Species Sepia bertheloti D'Orbigny, 1835 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848  
                                     Species Sepia chirotrema Berry, 1918  
                                     Species Sepia dollfusi Adam, 1941  
                                     Species Sepia elobyana Adam, 1941  
                                     Species Sepia gibba Ehrenberg, 1831  
                                     Species Sepia hierredda Rang, 1835 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848  
                                     Species Sepia insignis Smith, 1916  
                                     Species Sepia irvingi Meyer, 1909  
                                     Species Sepia latimanus Quoy and Gaimard, 1832  
                                     Species Sepia mestus Gray, 1849  
                                     Species Sepia novaehollandiae Hoyle, 1909  
                                     Species Sepia officinalis Linnaeus, 1758  
                                     Species Sepia papillata Quoy and Gaimard, 1832  
                                     Species Sepia papuensis Hoyle, 1885  
                                     Species Sepia pharaonis Ehrenberg, 1831  
                                     Species Sepia plangon Gray, 1849  
                                     Species Sepia plathyconchalis Filippova and Khromov, 1991  
                                     Species Sepia rozella (Iredale, 1926)  
                                     Species Sepia simoniana Thiele, 1920  
                                     Species Sepia tuberculata Lamarck, 1798  
                                     Species Sepia vermiculata Quoy and Gaimard, 1832  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Sepia (Sepia)    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Linnaeus, Carolus  
  Publication Date: 1758   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, 10th Edition, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 824   
  Publisher: Laurentii Salvii   
  Publication Place: Holmiae (Stockholm, Sweden)   
  Notes: Available online at and   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Adam and Rees (1966)]. Type species: Sepia officinalis Linne, 1758 by elimination [fide Hoyle (1910:412)]  



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