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Mastigoteuthis  Verrill, 1881
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82558

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chiroteuthoides hastula Berry, 1920
    Chiroteuthopsis Pfeffer, 1900
    Mastigoteuthis (Magnoteuthis) Salcedo-Vargas and Okutani, 1994
  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  
                         OrderTeuthida Naef, 1916  
                            SuborderOegopsina D'Orbigny, 1845  
                               FamilyMastigoteuthidae Verrill, 1881 in 1880-1881  
                                  GenusMastigoteuthis Verrill, 1881  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis agassizii Verrill, 1881  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis atlantica Joubin, 1933  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis dentata Hoyle, 1904  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis flammea Chun, 1908  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis glaukopsis Chun, 1908  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis grimaldii (Joubin, 1895)  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis inermis Rancurel, 1972  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis iselini MacDonald and Clench, 1934  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis magna Joubin, 1913  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis psychrophila Nesis, 1977  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis pyrodes Young, 1972  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis schmidti Degner, 1925  
                                     Species Mastigoteuthis talismani (Fischer and Joubin, 1907)  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Mastigoteuthis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Mastigoteuthis   
  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: Mastigoteuthis   
  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: Mastigoteuthis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Verrill, A. E.  
  Publication Date: 1881   
  Article/Chapter Title: Report on the Cephalopods, and some additional species dredged by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Fish Hawk," during the season of 1880   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 8 (5)   
  Page(s): 99-116   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Year 1881a. 8 plates.   
  Reference for: original description   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Hoyle (1910b:411)]. Type species: Mastigoteuthis agassizii Verrill, 1881 by monotypy  



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