Taxon profile


Megalocranchia Pfeffer, 1884

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Cranchiidae »  subfamily Taoniinae

Scientific synonyms

Ascoteuthis Berry, 1920
Carynoteuthis Voss, 1960
Corynomma Chun, 1906
Xenoteuthis Berry, 1909

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Megalocranchia abyssicola (Goodrich, 1896)
species Megalocranchia maxima Pfeffer, 1884
species Megalocranchia oceanica (Voss, 1960)
species Megalocranchia speculator (Chun, 1906)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [f032956c-e866-4dba-aadc-0b9782ca390f]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megalocranchia Pfeffer, 1884]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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