CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Octopoda (order)  »  Octopodidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 659921 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Octopodidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Octopodidae (octopus) - show full list
Common Name: octopus
Common Names List: octopos
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 659000     Octopodidae, Eledonidae, Megaleledonidae, Bathypolypodidae, Enteroctopodidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 659917     Abdopus spp.
23 659904     Ameloctopus spp.
23 659903     Amphioctopus spp.
23 659920     Callistoctopus spp.
23 659928     Galeoctopus spp.
23 659908     Grimpella spp.
23 659909     Hapalochlaena spp.
23 659929     Histoctopus spp.
23 659919     Macroctopus spp.
23 659901     Octopus spp.
23 659913     Pinnoctopus spp.
23 659915     Scaeurgus spp.
23 659930     Thaumoctopus spp.
23 659914     Wunderpus spp.
Organism Type: an octopus
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:26e7733f-64dc-47dc-9582-382dc3daea48
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Strugnell, J.M. Norman, M.D. Vecchione, M. Guzik, M. Allcock, A.L., 2014. The ink sac clouds octopod evolutionary history., Hydrobiologia, Vol. 725: 215-235. . doi:10.1007/s10750-013-1517-6
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