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Eledone

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subfamily  Eledoninae
Phylum  Mollusca
Rank  Genus
Family  Octopodidae
Scientific name  Eledone
Higher classification  Eledoninae
Order  Octopus
Eledone Curled octopus Wikipedia
Similar  Curled octopus, Octopus, Cephalopod, Eledone moschata, Molluscs

Curled octopus eledone cirrhosa


Eledone is a genus of octopuses in the family Octopodidae. It is mainly distributed in the northern and southern Atlantic Ocean, with one species, E. palari, described from the southwestern Pacific Ocean and eastern Indian Ocean in waters around Indonesia and Australia and another, E. microsicya, from the western Indian Ocean. One species, E. thysanophora, is now regarded as a synonym of the brush-tipped octopus (Aphrodoctopus schultzi).

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Eledone Eledone moschata DORIS

Curled octopus eledone cirrhosa


Species

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  • Eledone caparti Adam, 1950
  • Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) – horned octopus
  • Eledone gaucha Haimovici, 1988
  • Eledone massyae Voss, 1964 – combed octopus
  • Eledone microsicya * (Rochebrune, 1884)
  • Eledone moschata (Lamarck, 1798) – musky octopus
  • Eledone nigra (Hoyle, 1910)
  • Eledone palari Lu and Stranks, 1992 – spongetip octopus
  • Eledone schultzei Hoyle, 1910

  • Eledone Eledone cirrhosa Marine Life Encyclopedia

    The species listed above with an asterisk (*) are questionable and need further study to determine if they are valid species or synonyms.

    Eledone Eledone cirrhosa Marine Life Encyclopedia
    Eledone Eledone Wikipdia

    References

    Eledone Wikipedia


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