Taxon profile


Eledone Leach, 1817

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  family Octopodidae »  subfamily Eledoninae

Scientific synonyms

Ozaena Rafinesque, 1814

Included taxa

Number of records: 9

species Eledone caparti Adam, 1950
species Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798) - Curled octopus
species Eledone gaucha Haimovici, 1988
species Eledone massyae Voss, 1964 - Combed Octopus
species Eledone microsicya (Rochebrune, 1884)
species Eledone moschata (Lamarck, 1798) - Musky Octopus
species Eledone nigra (Hoyle, 1910)
species Eledone palari Lu & Stranks, 1992 - Spongetip Octopus
species Eledone thysanophora Voss, 1962

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [ad6c82e7-a41d-4cd3-a5cd-b022903fc9ed]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Eledone Leach, 1817]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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