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Sepia  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82361

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Acanthosepion Rochebrune, 1884
    Amplisepia Iredale, 1926
    Andreasepia Grimpe, 1922
    Tenuisepia Cotton, 1932
    Spathidosepion Rochebrune, 1884
    Rhombosepion Rochebrune, 1884
    Mesembrisepia Iredale, 1926
    Lophosepion Rochebrune, 1884
    Glyptosepia Iredale, 1926
    Decorisepia Iredale, 1926
    Crumenasepia Iredale, 1926
    Blandosepia Iredale, 1940
    Ascarosepion Rochebrune, 1884
    Ponderisepia Iredale, 1926
    Sepia (Eusepia) Naef, 1923
    Sepia (Fiscisepia) Iredale, 1926
    Sepia (Parasepia) Naef, 1923
    Sepia (Platysepia) Naef, 1923
  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, nŠutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderDecabrachia Boettger, 1952  
                         OrderSepiida Zittel, 1895  
                            FamilySepiidae Leach, 1817  
                               GenusSepia Linnaeus, 1758  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Sepia bartletti (Iredale, 1954)  
                                  Species Sepia baxteri (Iredale, 1940)  
                                  Species Sepia dannevigi Berry, 1918  
                                  Species Sepia elliptica Hoyle, 1885  
                                  Species Sepia plana Lu and Reid, 1997  
                                  Species Sepia senta Lu and Reid, 1997  
                                  Species Sepia whitleyana (Iredale, 1926)  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Acanthosepion) Rochebrune, 1884  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Anomalosepia) Khromov, 1987  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Doratosepion) Rochebrune, 1884  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Hemisepius) Steenstrup, 1875  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Rhombosepion) Rochebrune, 1884  
                                  Subgenus Sepia (Sepia) Linnaeus, 1758  

  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    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sepia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Adam, W., and W. J. Rees  
  Publication Date: 1966   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Review of the Cephalopod family Sepiidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: John Murray Expedition 1933-34, Scientific Reports, 11 (1)   
  Page(s): 1-165   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: 46 plates   
  Reference for: Sepia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoyle, W. E.  
  Publication Date: 1910   
  Article/Chapter Title: A list of the generic names of Dibranchiate Cephalopoda with their type species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 32   
  Page(s): 407-413   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Sepia   
  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   
  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: Sepia   

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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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