WoRMS taxon details

Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992)

535784  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:535784)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). <em>Octopus magnificus</em> (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

(of Octopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). <em>Octopus magnificus</em> (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2020). MolluscaBase. Enteroctopus magnificus (Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=535784 on 2020-11-29
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2010-10-24 16:13:02Z
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2016-05-04 07:17:44Z
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2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
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original description Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). <em>Octopus magnificus</em> (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

original description  (of Octopus magnificus Villanueva, Sánchez & Compagno Roeleveld, 1992) Villanueva, R., Sánchez, P. & Compagno Roeleveld, M.A. (1992). <em>Octopus magnificus</em> (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae), a new species of large octopod from the southeastern Atlantic. <em>Bulletin of Marine Science.</em> 49(1-2): 39-56 (1991). [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   

basis of record Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. <i>Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin</i> 66:127–154. [details]   

additional source Norman M.D., Finn J.K. & Hochberg F.G. (2014). Family Octopodidae. pp. 36-215, in P. Jereb, C.F.E. Roper, M.D. Norman & J.K. Finn eds. <i>Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date</i>. Volume 3. Octopods and Vampire Squids. <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes [Rome, FAO].</em> 4(3): 353 pp. 11 pls. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

LanguageName 
English giant octopus [from synonym]  [details]