Opisthoteuthis persephone

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Taxonavigation: Cirrina 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Spiralia
Cladus: Lophotrochozoa
Phylum: Mollusca
Classis: Cephalopoda
Subclassis: Coleoidea
Cohors: Neocoleoidea
Superordo: Octopodiformes
Ordo: Octopoda
Subordo: Cirrina

Familia: Opisthoteuthidae
Genus: Opisthoteuthis
Species: Opisthoteuthis persephone


Opisthoteuthis persephone Berry 1918

Type locality: 42 miles south and east of Genoa Peak, Victoria, in the great Australian bight, 480 m.


  • Berry, S.S. 1918: Report on the Cephalopoda Obtained by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" in the Great Australian Bight and Other Southern Australian Localities. Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried on by the F.I.S. "Endeavour", 1909-1914, 4 (5):201-298. Reference page
  • Nesis, K.N.; 1882/87: Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. 1-385 + ii pp. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow. (In Russian.) Translated into English by B.S. Levitov, edited by L.A. Burgess (1987), Cephalopods of the world. T. F. H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 351pp. Reference page