Taxon profile


Dana Octopus Squid
Taningia danae Joubin, 1931

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Octopoteuthidae »  genus Taningia

Scientific synonyms

Sepia unguiculata Molina, 1782
Cucioteuthis unguiculatus Joubin, 1898
Cucioteuthis unguiculata Rees & Maul, 1956
Cucioteuthis unguiculatus Clarke, 1956
Cucioteuthis unguiculata Clarke, 1962
Enoploteuthis molina Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1848 (nomen nudum) nud.

Least Concern LC

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823 - Cuvier's Beaked Whale

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [cc095c1b-f45a-49b1-b3bd-29fbeca73ec1]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Taningia danae Joubin, 1931]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Taningia danae Joubin, 1931]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Taningia danae JOUBIN, 1931]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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nud. invalid name - nomen nudum