Octopus australis

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Octopus australis

Taxonavigation[edit]

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 australis

Name[edit]

Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885: 224

Lectotype: BMNH. 1889.4.24.28-29 [fide Stranks & Norman 1993: 350].

Type locality: Port Jackson, eastern Australia.

Primary references[edit]

  • Hoyle, W.E. 1885: Diagnoses of New Species of Cephalopoda Collected During the Cruise of H.M.S. "Challenger" -I. The Octopoda. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (series 5) 15: 222–236.

Selected references[edit]

  • Tait, R.W. 1982: A taxonomic revision of Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885 (Octopodidae: Cephalopoda), with a redescription of the species. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria, ( 43 ): 15–24. BHL
  • Toll, R.B. 1991: A note on supposed homonyms of Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885, with comments on Octopus campbelli Smith, 1902 (Cephalopoda: Octopodinae). Nautilus, 105(3): 116-117. BHL reference page