Octopus carolinensis

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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 carolinensis

Name[edit]

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.)

References[edit]

  • 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.