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Rossia  Owen, 1834
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82336

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Allorossia Grimpe, 1922
    Epitychusa Gistel, 1848
    Rossia (Allorossia) Grimpe, 1922
    Rossia (Austrorossia) Berry, 1918
    Rossia (Franklinia) Norman, 1890
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 1999   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassCephalopoda Cuvier, 1797 – octopuses, squids, calmars, encornets, pieuvres, poulpes, náutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderSepiolida Fioroni, 1981  
                            FamilySepiolidae Leach, 1817  
                               SubfamilyRossinae Appellöf, 1898  
                                  GenusRossia Owen, 1834  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Rossia brachyura Verrill, 1883  
                                     Species Rossia bullisi Voss, 1956 – Gulf bobtail squid 
                                     Species Rossia glaucopis Loven, 1845  
                                     Species Rossia macrosoma (Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831)  
                                     Species Rossia megaptera Verrill, 1881 in 1880-1881  
                                     Species Rossia moelleri Steenstrup, 1856  
                                     Species Rossia mollicella Sasaki, 1920  
                                     Species Rossia pacifica Berry, 1911 – eastern pacific bobtail, North Pacific bobtail squid 
                                     Species Rossia palpebrosa Owen, 1834  
                                     Species Rossia tortugaensis Voss, 1956 – Tortugas bobtail squid 

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Rossia    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Rossia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nesis, K. N.  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Cephalopods of the World: Squids, Cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies   
  Page(s): 351   
  Publisher: T. F. H. Publications   
  Publication Place: Neptune City, NJ, USA   
  Reference for: Rossia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Owen, R. in J. Ross  
  Publication Date: 1834   
  Article/Chapter Title: Mollusca: Cephalopoda   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Narrative of a second voyage in search of a northwest Passage, 1829-1833. (Volume II, Appendix, Natural History)   
  Page(s): xcii-xcix   
  Publisher: A. B. Webster   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Sweeney, M. J. and C. F. E. Roper / N. A. Voss, M. Vecchione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Classification, type localities and type repositories of recent Cephalopoda   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 561-599   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
  Reference for: Rossia   

 Geographic Information
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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Nesis (1987a:122)]. Type species: Rossia palpebrossa Owen, 1834 by monotypy  



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