Octopus arborescens

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Taxonavigation: Incirrina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Cephalopoda
Subclassis: Coleoidea
Cohors: Neocoleoidea
Superordo: Octopodiformes
Ordo: Octopoda
Subordo: Incirrina

Familia: Octopodidae
Subfamilia: Octopodinae
Genus: Octopus
Species: Octopus arborescens


Octopus arborescens (Hoyle, 1904c: 189)

Syntypes: BMNH (5).

Type locality: Gulf of Manaar, Sri Lanka.


  • Hoyle, W.E. 1904c: Report on the Cephalopoda Collected by Professor Herdman, at Ceylon, in 1902. Report to the Government of Ceylon on the Pearl Oyster Fisheries of the Gulf of Mannar, Supplementary Report, 14: 185–200.
  • Hoyle, W.E. 1904: A diagnostic key to the genera of recent Dibranchiate Cephalopoda Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, 48 (3): 1–20.