WoRMS taxon details

Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885)

341982  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:341982)

accepted
Species
Octopus megalops (Taki, 1964) · unaccepted (synonym)
Paroctopus megalops Taki, 1964 · unaccepted (original combination)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Octopus hongkongensis (Hoyle, 1885). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=341982 on 2022-06-27
Date
action
by
2008-03-27 18:55:09Z
created
2010-10-23 21:13:51Z
changed
2016-05-05 06:40:17Z
changed
2018-02-07 15:28:10Z
changed

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original description  (of Paroctopus megalops Taki, 1964) Taki, I. (1964). On eleven new species of the Cephalopoda from Japan, including two new genera of Octopodinae. <em>Journal of the Faculty of Fisheries and Animal Husbandry, Hiroshima University.</em> 5(2): 277-343., available online at https://ir.lib.hiroshima-u.ac.jp/files/public/4/40363/20160613104509553385/JFacFishAnim_5_277.pdf
page(s): 310 [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Natural History Museum, London (NHM): Collections Management Database System.  [details]   

basis of record 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]   

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]   

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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

Unknown type IGG1996.3.8.1 [details]
Unknown type IGG1996.3.8.3 [details]
Unknown type IGG1996.3.8.5 [details]
LanguageName 
Japanese ツノモチダコオオメダコアマダコ  [details]