Taxon profile


European Flying Squid
Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)

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

Scientific synonyms

Loligo sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Loligo todarus Vérany, 1851
Ommastrephes sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Ommatostrephes sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Todarodes sagittatus sagittatus Lamarck, 1798
Todarus sagittatus Steenstrup, 1856

Other names

= Flying Squid


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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Ziphius cavirostris G. Cuvier, 1823 - Cuvier's Beaked Whale, Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Links and literature

EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Todarodes sagittatus (Lamarck, 1798)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
IT Repetto G., Orlando F. & Arduino G. (2005): Conchiglie del Mediterraneo, Amici del Museo "Federico Eusebio", Alba, Italy [as Todarus sagittatus Steenstrup, 1856]
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Todarodes sagittatus (LAMARCK, 1799)]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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