WoRMS taxon details

Grimpoteuthis megaptera (A. E. Verrill, 1885)

157020  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:157020)

Cirrhoteuthis megaptera A. E. Verrill, 1885 · unaccepted (incorrect original spelling)
Cirroteuthis megaptera A. E. Verrill, 1885 · unaccepted > superseded combination
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Type locality contained in North West Atlantic  
type locality contained in North West Atlantic [details]
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2024). MolluscaBase. Grimpoteuthis megaptera (A. E. Verrill, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=157020 on 2024-06-25
2005-05-20 11:54:45Z
2010-03-31 06:40:42Z
2011-03-16 19:15:22Z
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
2023-06-18 00:21:19Z

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original description  (of Cirroteuthis megaptera A. E. Verrill, 1885) Verrill, A. E. (1885). Third catalogue of Mollusca recently added to the fauna of the New England coast and the adjacent parts of the Atlantic, consisting mostly of deep sea species, with notes on others previously recorded. <em>Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences.</em> 6: 395-452., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7477444
page(s): 405 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

additional source Collins M.A. & Villanueva R. (2006) Taxonomy, ecology and behaviour of the cirrate octopods. <i> Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review</i> 44: 277-322.
page(s): 299 [details]   

additional source Hochberg F.G., Norman M.D. & Finn J.K. (2014). Family Opisthoteuthidae. pp. 248-261, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls.
page(s): 259 [details]   
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Southeast of Long Island [details]

Habitat bathyal to abyssal [details]

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