Taxon profile


jewell squid
Histioteuthis D'Orbigny in d'Orbigny & Férussac, 1841

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Teuthida - Squids »  family Histioteuthidae

Scientific synonyms

Calliteuthis Verrill, 1880
Histiopsis Hoyle, 1885
Histiothauma Robson, 1948
Meleagroteuthis Chun, 1900
Stigmatoteuthis Pfeffer, 1900

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

species Histioteuthis arcturi (Robson, 1948)
species Histioteuthis atlantica (Hoyle, 1885)
species Histioteuthis bonnellii (Férussac, 1834) - Umbrella Squid
species Histioteuthis celetaria (Voss, 1960)
species Histioteuthis corona (Voss & Voss, 1962)
species Histioteuthis eltaninae Voss, 1969
species Histioteuthis heteropsis (Berry, 1913)
species Histioteuthis hoylei (Goodrich, 1896) - Flowervase Jewell Squid
species Histioteuthis macrohista Voss, 1969
species Histioteuthis meleagroteuthis (Chun, 1910)
species Histioteuthis miranda (Berry, 1918)
species Histioteuthis oceani (Robson, 1948)
species Histioteuthis reversa (Verrill, 1880) - Reverse Jewell Squid

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1064276]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Histioteuthis d'Orbigny [in Férussac & d'Orbigny], 1841]
Data retrieved on: 4 January 2020
EN Australian Faunal Directory [176c4bb0-6d92-4c5c-8879-ccf0b57483e8]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Histioteuthis D'Orbigny in d'Orbigny & Férussac, 1841]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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