Taxon profile


Curled octopus
Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)

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

Scientific synonyms

Octopus cirrhosus Lamarck, 1798
Eledone cirrhosa cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Ozaena cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Ozoena cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Octopus aldrovandi Montfort, 1802
Eledone cirrosa Lamarck, 1798
Moschites cirrosa Pfeffer, 1908
Eledone cirrhosa zetlandica Russell, 1922

Other names

= Horned Octopus

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Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Eledone cirrhosa Lamarck, 1798]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Ozaena cirrhosa (LAMARCK, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013
EN Petović S., Gvozdenović S., Ikica Z. (2017): An Annotated Checklist of the Marine Molluscs of the South Adriatic Sea (Montenegro) and a Comparison with Those of Neighbouring Areas, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 17: 921-934 [as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)]

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