WoRMS taxon details

Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885

341948  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341948)

accepted
Species
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Hoyle, W.E. (1885). Diagnoses of new species of Cephalopoda collected during the cruise of H.M.S. Challenger, I: The Octopoda. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> series 5, 15:222-236., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15821176
page(s): 224 [details]   
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341948 on 2022-06-28
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2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
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2010-10-17 13:28:46Z
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2017-11-28 07:14:17Z
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original description Hoyle, W.E. (1885). Diagnoses of new species of Cephalopoda collected during the cruise of H.M.S. Challenger, I: The Octopoda. <em>Annals and Magazine of Natural History.</em> series 5, 15:222-236., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15821176
page(s): 224 [details]   

basis of record Stranks, T.N. & Norman, M.D. (1992). Review of the <i>Octopus australis</i> complex from Australia and New Zealand, with description of a new species (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). <em>Memoirs of Museum Victoria.</em> 53(2): 345-373., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39767404 [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.
page(s): 189 [details]   

status source 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]   
 
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