Taxon profile


Sthenoteuthis Verrill, 1880

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Ommastrephidae - squids »  subfamily Ommastrephinae

Scientific synonyms

Symplectoteuthis Pfeffer, 1900

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

species Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson, 1830) - Purpleback Squid
species Sthenoteuthis pteropus (Steenstrup, 1855) - Orangeback Squid

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [74037f68-ce22-4730-a441-202b8a258772]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sthenoteuthis Verrill, 1880]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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