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Vampyroteuthis infernalis  Chun, 1903
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82587

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Vampyroteuthis macrope (Berry, 1911)
    Melanoteuthis beebei Robson, 1929
    Melanoteuthis anderseni Joubin, 1931
    Hansenoteuthis lucens Joubin, 1929
    Melanoteuthis lucens Joubin, 1912
    Cirroteuthis macrope Berry, 1911
    Watasella nigra Sasaki, 1920
    Retroteuthis pacifica Joubin, 1929
    Danateuthis schmidti Joubin, 1929
    Melanoteuthis schmidti Joubin, 1929
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 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  
                      SuperorderOctobrachia Fioroni, 1981  
                         OrderVampyromorphida Pickford, 1939  
                            FamilyVampyroteuthidae Thiele in Chun, 1915  
                               GenusVampyroteuthis Chun, 1903  
                                  SpeciesVampyroteuthis infernalis Chun, 1903  

  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Vampyroteuthis infernalis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Vampyroteuthis infernalis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Chun, C.  
  Publication Date: 1903   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Aus den Tiefen des Weltmeeres. 2nd ed.   
  Page(s): 592   
  Publisher: Gustav Fischer   
  Publication Place: Jena, Germany   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pickford, G. E.  
  Publication Date: 1939   
  Article/Chapter Title: A re-examination of the types of Melanoteuthis lucens Joubin   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin de l'Institut Oceanographique, 777   
  Page(s): 1-12   
  Publication Place:    
  Reference for: Vampyroteuthis infernalis   
  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: Vampyroteuthis infernalis   

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  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Pickford (1939:48)]. Repository: ZMB Holotype [fide Pickford (1939:48)]. Type Locality: Gulf of Guinea? [fide Unresolved]  



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