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Octopus macropus  Risso, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82611

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Octopus verrilli palliata Robson, 1929
 
    Octopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885
 
    Octopus chromatus Heilprin, 1888
 
    Octopus alderii Verany, 1851
 
    Octopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814
 
    Octopus granosus Blainville, 1826
 
    Octopus longimanus Férussac, 1839 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848
 
    Octopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814
 
    Octopus macropodus SanGiovanni, 1829
 
    Octopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814
 
    Tremoctopus scalenus Hoyle, 1904
 
  Common Name(s): Atlantic white-spotted octopus [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumLophozoa   
             PhylumMollusca  – mollusques, molusco, molluscs, mollusks  
                ClassCephalopoda Cuvier, 1797 – octopuses, squids, calmars, encornets, pieuvres, poulpes, náutilo, polvo, cefalopode, lula  
                   SubclassColeoidea Bather, 1888  
                      SuperorderOctobrachia Fioroni, 1981  
                         OrderOctopoda Leach, 1818  
                            SuborderIncirrina Grimpe, 1916  
                               FamilyOctopodidae D'Orbigny, 1839-1842 in Férussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848  
                                  SubfamilyOctopodinae Grimpe, 1921  
                                     GenusOctopus Cuvier, 1797  
                                        SpeciesOctopus macropus Risso, 1826 – Atlantic white-spotted octopus  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Michael J. Sweeney  
  Notes: Department of Invertebrate Zoology, National Museum of Natural History, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20560   
  Reference for: Octopus macropus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Mangold, Katharina / N. A. Voss, M. Veccione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: The Octopodinae from the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II)   
  Page(s): 521-528   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, D. C., USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Risso, A.  
  Publication Date: 1826   
  Article/Chapter Title: Apercu sur l'histoire naturelle des Mollusques   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Histoire naturelle des principales productions de l'Europe Meridionale et particulierement de celles des environs de Nice et des Alpes Maritimes, 4   
  Page(s): 1-439   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Risso, A.  
  Publication Date: 1854   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mollusques Cephalopodes vivants observes dans les parage mediterraneen du Comte de Nice   
  Page(s): 81   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place: Nice, France   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: 81 pages, 33 plates   
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       
  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   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, W. K. Emerson, W. G. Lyons, W. Pratt, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 16   
  Page(s): vii + 277   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-47-4, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Turgeon, D. D., J. F. Quinn, Jr., A. E. Bogan, E. V. Coan, F. G. Hochberg, W. G. Lyons, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Mollusks, 2nd ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26   
  Page(s): 526   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-888569-01-8, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Octopus macropus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Mangold (1998)]. Repository: Type repository undetermined. Type Locality: Type Locality not indicated; presumed to be near Nice [fide Mangold (1998)]  
 

 

   

 
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