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

Histioteuthis bonnellii (Férussac, 1835)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Histioteuthisd'Orbigny, 1841accepted genus name
Calliteuthis Verrill, 1880 synonym
Lolidona Risso, 1854 synonym
Meleagroteuthis Pfeffer, 1900 synonym
Stigmatoteuthis Pfeffer, 1900 synonym

Species group names

Cranchia bonnellii Férussac, 1835 basionym
Cranchia bonnellii Férussac, 1835 synonym
Histioteuthis bonelliana d'Orbigny, 1848 synonym
Histioteuthis collinsii Verrill, 1879 synonym
Histioteuthis ruppelli Vérany, 1846 synonym
Lolidona euphrosina Risso, 1854 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: umbrella squid sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 Greek: Καλαμάρι ομπρέλα


basis of record

Voss N.A., K.N. Nesis & P.G. Rodhouse (1998) The cephalopod family Histioteuthidae (Oegopsida): Systematics, biology, and biogeography. Pp. 293-372, in: Voss N.A., M. Vecchione, R.B. Toll & M.J. Sweeney, eds (1998) Systematics and biogeography of cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 586: volume 1: 1-276; volume 2: 277-599.

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.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)


Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G.; Gofas, S. (2014). Histioteuthis bonnellii (Férussac, 1835). 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:140111




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