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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 659054 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Muusoctopus karubar   (Norman, Hochberg & Lu, 1997)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 659 Enteroctopodidae (octopus) - show full list
Common Name: [an octopus]
Organism Type: an octopus
Synonyms: Benthoctopus karubar
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 659916     Muusoctopus spp.

Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2016-08-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Ibáñez, C.M., Pardo-Gandarillas, M.C., Peña, F., Gleadall, I.G., Poulin, E., Sellanes, J., 2016. Phylogeny and biogeography of Muusoctopus (Cephalopoda: Enteroctopodidae)., Zoologica Scripta. . doi:10.1111/zsc.12171 doi:10.1111/zsc.12171
Scientific Name
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Gleadall, I.G., Guerrero-Kommritz, J., Hochberg Jr, F.G., Laptikhovsky, V.V., 2010. The inkless octopuses (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) of the southwest Atlantic., Zoological Science, Vol. 27: 528-553.
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