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Tremoctopus violaceus  Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831
Taxonomic Serial No.: 82668

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Octopus atlanticus D'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847
 
    Tremoctopus joubini Hoyle, 1909
 
    Octopus koellikerii Verany, 1847
 
    Tremoctopus lucifer Akimushkin, 1963
 
    Octopus microstomus Reynaud, 1831
 
    Octopus quoyanus D'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847
 
    Octopus semipalmatus Owen, 1836
 
    Ocythoe velata Risso, 1854
 
    Octopus velifer Férussac, 1835 in 1834-1848
 
  Common Name(s): common blanket 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  
                               FamilyTremoctopodidae Tryon, 1879  
                                  GenusTremoctopus Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831  
                                     SpeciesTremoctopus violaceus Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831 – common blanket octopus  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subspecies Tremoctopus violaceus gracilis Souleyet, 1852  
                                        Subspecies Tremoctopus violaceus violaceus Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831  
       

 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: Tremoctopus violaceus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lu, C. C., R. Boucher-Rodoni and A. Tillier  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalogue of types of recent Cephalopoda in the Museum national d'Histoire Naturelle (France)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (series 4) 17 (3-4)   
  Page(s): 307-343   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       
  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   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       
  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   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       
  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: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       
  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: Tremoctopus violaceus   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: Taxon Validity: [fide Nesis (1987:326)]. Repository: MNHN Holotype; specimen not found [fide Lu et al. (1995)]. Type Locality: Type Locality not indicated  
 

 

   

 
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