Taxon profile


Octopodidae D'Orbigny, 1840

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  suborder Incirrina

Included taxa

Number of records: 24

subfamily Octopodinae D'Orbigny, 1840
subfamily Eledoninae Grimpe, 1921
subfamily Graneledoninae Voss, 1988
subfamily Megaleledoninae Taki, 1961
subfamily Bathypolypodinae Robson, 1928

Unplaced taxa

genus Adelieledone Allcock, Hochberg, Rodhouse & Thorpe, 2003 inc.sed.
genus Amphioctopus Fischer, 1882 inc.sed.
genus Bathypurpurata Vecchione, Allcock & Piatkowski, 2005 inc.sed.
genus Callistoctopus Taki, 1964 inc.sed.
genus Galeoctopus Norman, Boucher-Rodoni & Hochberg, 2004 inc.sed.
genus Histoctopus Norman, Boucher-Rodoni & Hochberg, 2009 inc.sed.
genus Lepidoctopus Haimovici & Sales, 2019
genus Macrochlaena Robson, 1929 inc.sed.
genus Macroctopus Robson, 1928 inc.sed.
genus Macrotritopus Grimpe, 1922 inc.sed.
genus Microeledone Norman, Hochberg & Boucher-Rodoni, 2004 inc.sed.
genus Muusoctopus Gleadall, 2004 inc.sed.
genus Paroctopus Naef, 1923 inc.sed.
genus Praealtus Allcock, Collins, Piatkowski & Vecchione, 2004 inc.sed.
genus Sasakiopus Jorgensen, Strugnell & Allcock, 2010 inc.sed.
genus Thaumoctopus Norman & Hochberg, 2005 inc.sed.
genus Vulcanoctopus Gonzalez, Guerra, Pascual & Briand, 1998 inc.sed.
genus Wunderpus Hochberg, Norman & Finn, 2006 inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

genus Styletoctopus Fuchs, Bracchi & Weis, 2009 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [111253]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Octopodidae d'Orbigny, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 29 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [26e7733f-64dc-47dc-9582-382dc3daea48]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Octopodidae]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Octopodidae]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon