Taxon profile


Atlantic White-spotted Octopus
Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  family Octopodidae »  genus Callistoctopus

Scientific synonyms

Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Octopus (Octopus) macropus Risso, 1826
Octopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885
Octopus chromatus Heilprins, 1888
Octopus cuvieri Orbigny, 1840
Octopus longimanus Orbigny, 1840

Other names

= White-spotted Octopus

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Callistoctopus macropus Risso, 1826]
Data retrieved on: 22 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Octopus macropus RISSO, 1826]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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