Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Cephalopoda > Subclass Coleoidea > Superorder Decapodiformes > Order Oegopsida > Family Ancistrocheiridae > Genus Ancistrocheirus

Ancistrocheirus lesueurii (d'Orbigny, 1842)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AncistrocheirusGray, 1849accepted genus name

Species group names

Onychoteuthis lesueurii Férussac, 1835 later homonym; nom. inval.
Abralia megalops Verrill, 1882 synonym
Enoploteuthis pallida Pfeffer, 1884 synonym
Enoploteuthis polyonyx Troschel, 1857 synonym
Loligo alessandrinii Vérany, 1847 synonym
Onychia caribaea Steenstrup, 1880 synonym
Onychoteuthis lesueurii Férussac, 1835 synonym; nom. inval.

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: sharpear enope squid sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 Greek: Καλαμάρι πινέζα


basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Spencer, H.G.; Marshall, B.A.; Maxwell, P.A.; Grant-Mackie, J.A.; Stilwell, J.D.; Willan, R.C.; Campbell, H.J.; Crampton, J.S.; Henderson, R.A.; Bradshaw, M.A.; Waterhouse, J.B.; Pojeta, J. Jr (2009). Phylum Mollusca: chitons, clams, tusk shells, snails, squids, and kin, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 161-254.

additional source

Judkins, H. L., M. Vecchione, and C. F. E. Roper. 2009. Cephalopoda (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 701–709 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Bello G. (1992). On the validity, authorship, and publication date of the specific name Ancistrocheirus lesuerii (Cephalopoda: Ancistrocheiridae). The Veliger 35 (2): 141-145





External Links

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Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2014). Ancistrocheirus lesueurii (d'Orbigny, 1842). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138747




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