Taxon profile


Vampire Squid
Vampyroteuthis infernalis Chun, 1903

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Vampyromorpha »  family Vampyroteuthidae »  genus Vampyroteuthis

Scientific synonyms

Melanoteuthis anderseni Joubin, 1931
Melanoteuthis beebei Robson, 1929
Melanoteuthis lucens Joubin, 1912
Hansenoteuthis lucens Joubin, 1929
Cirroteuthis macrope Berry, 1911
Vampyroteuthis macrope (Berry, 1911)
Watasella nigra Sasaki, 1920
Retroteuthis pacifica Joubin, 1929
Melanoteuthis schmidti Joubin, 1929
Danateuthis schmidti Joubin, 1929

living fossil

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [d8dbd94a-4dd1-45bc-9ed7-94e3b46c4e89]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Vampyroteuthis infernalis Chun, 1903]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Vampyroteuthis infernalis Chun, 1903]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Vampyroteuthis infernalis CHUN, 1903]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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