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Taxa Associated with the Family Neoteuthidae Naef, 1921

Michael J. Sweeney and Richard E. Young

(data as of June 2002)

Nominal Genus-Level Taxa

Alluroteuthis Odhner, 1923:1.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Young (1972:35)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Alluroteuthis antarcticus Odhner, 1923 by monotypy

Neoteuthis Naef, 1921:540.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Young (1972:34)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Neoteuthis thieli Naef, 1921 by monotypy

Nototeuthis Nesis and Nikitina, 1986:290.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Nesis and Nikitina (1992:58)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Nototeuthis dimegacotyle Nesis and Nikitina, 1986 by original designation

Nominal Species-Level Taxa (As Introduced Binomial)

Alluroteuthis antarcticus Odhner, 1923:2, pl 1.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Nesis (1987:222)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- NRM Syntypes 1080 [fide Sandberg and Waren (1993:122)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Weddell Sea, 63∞25'S, 45∞39'W

Nototeuthis dimegacotyle Nesis and Nikitina, 1986:290, figs 1-2.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide; taxon not yet reviewed]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- ZMMGU Holotype Y-263 [fide Ivanov and Sysoev (2000:110)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Southeastern Pacific, 50∞38.5'S, 081∞40.5'W

Neoteuthis thielei Naef, 1921:540.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Nesis (1987:222)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- Unresolved; ZMB Holotype[?] [= Thiele (1920:pl 54, figs 13-14)] [species not traced in Glaubrecht and Salcedo-Vargas (2000)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- 32∞08'S, 8∞28'W (Atlantic Ocean)

Type Repositories

NRM- Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Box 50007, S-104 05 Stockholm, Sweden. [For type catalog of Odhner taxa see Sandberg and Waren (1993)]

ZMB- Zoologisches Museum, Museum f¸r Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universitat, Invalidenstrasse 43, D-1040 Berlin, Germany.† [for Odhner taxa Glaubrecht and Salcedo-Vargas (2000)]

ZMMGU-Zoological Museum, Moscow State University, u1. Gensena 6, Moscow, Russia.† [for Odhner taxa Ivanov and Sysoev (2000)]


Glaubrecht, M. and M.A. Salcedo-Vargas. 2000.  Annotated type catalogue of the Cephalopoda (Mollusca) in the Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt University of Berlin.  Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Zoologischen, 76(2):269-282.

Ivanov, D.L. and A.V. Sysoev. 2000.  Types of Mollusca in the Zoological Museum of Moscow University. Archives of the Zoological Museum of Moscow State University, 40:1-187 (In Russian and English).

Naef, A. 1921.  Das system der dibranchiaten Cephalopoden und die mediterranen arten derselben.  Mitteilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel, 22(16):527-542, 1 figure.

Nesis, K.N. 1982.  Abridged key to the cephalopod Molluscs of the world's oceans. Moscow: Light and Food Industry Publishing House, 385 pages. (In Russian; see Nesis, 1987 for abridged English translation)

Nesis, K.N. 1987.  Cephalopods of the World; Squids, cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, USA, 351 pages.

Nesis, K.N. and I.V. Nikitina. 1986.  New genus and species of squid of the family Neoteuthidae (Cephalopoda, Oegopsida) from the south-eastern part of the Pacific Ocean.  Zoologichesky Zhurnal, 65(2):290-294, 2 figures. [In Russian]

Nesis, K.N. and I.V. Nikitina. 1992.  New records of oceanic squids Walvisteuthis virilis Nesis et Nikitina, 1986 and Nototeuthis dimegacotyle Nesis et Nikitina, 1986 (Cephalopoda, Oegopsida) from the South Atlantic and the South Pacific.  Ruthenica, 2(1):55-58.

Odhner, N.H. 1923.  Die Cephalopoden.  Further Zoological Results of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition 1901-1903, 1(4):1-7, 1 plate.

Sandberg, L. and A. Waren. 1993.  Molluscan taxa introduced by Nils Hjalmar Odhner.  Malakologische Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum fur Tierkunde Dresden, 16(15):117-134.

Thiele, J. 1920.  Die Cephalopoden der deutschen Sudpolar-Expedition 1901-1903.  Deutsche Sudpolar-Expedition 1901-1903, 16(Zoology 8):433-465, 4 plates. [publication date Dec. 1920]

Young, R.E. 1972.  The systematics and areal distribution of pelagic cephalopods from the seas off southern California.  Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 97:1-159, 15 figures, 38 plates.

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