Taxon profile


Purpleback Squid
Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson, 1830)

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

Scientific synonyms

Loligo oualaniensis Lesson, 1830
Loligo vanicoriensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Ommastrephes oceanicus Orbigny, 1835
Symplectoteuthis oualaniensis Lesson, 1830

Other names

= Purpleback Flying Squid

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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis Lesson, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [3f50504f-5ce1-4699-a561-119eab9ec588]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sthenoteuthis oualaniensis (Lesson, 1830)]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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