Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Cephalopoda > Subclass Coleoidea > Infraclass Octopodiformes > Order Octopoda > Suborder Incirrata > Superfamily Octopodoidea > Family Octopodidae > Genus Scaeurgus

Scaeurgus unicirrhus (delle Chiaje, 1838)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

ScaeurgusTroschel, 1857accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: Atlantic warty octopus; unicorn octopus sources: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms
 Greek: Μονόκερο χταπόδι

Literature

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

Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154.

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.

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Taxonomy

Link To CLEMAM

External Links

Link To GBIF

Citation

Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S. (2010). Scaeurgus unicirrhus (delle Chiaje, 1838). In: Bouchet, P.; Gofas, S.; Rosenberg, G. (2010) World Marine Mollusca database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:140607

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


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Importance

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Last modified

2010-10-20 by Philippe Bouchet

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