Octopus carolinensis Verrill, 1884: 235
Holotype: USNM 35673, 1 9, [28 mm].
Type locality: Albatross Sta. 2109, 35°14'20" N, 74°59'10" W, beam trawl, 142 fms (260 m), 9 Nov 1883. (Holotype was unique specimen.)
- Verrill A.E. 1884. Second Catalogue of the 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. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences, 6 (l): 139–294, 5 plates.