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Taxa Associated with the Family Promachoteuthidae Naef, 1912
Michael J. Sweeney and Richard E. Young
(data as of June 2002)
Nominal Genus-Level Taxa
CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Roper and Young (1968:203)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Promachoteuthis megaptera Hoyle,
1885 by monotypy
Nominal Species-Level Taxa (As Introduced Binomial)
megaptera Hoyle, 1885:273, fig 109.
CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Roper and Young (1968:203)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- BMNH Holotype 1822.214.171.124 [fide Lipinski et al. (2000:107)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- 34∞37'N, 140∞32'E, Southeast of Noshima, Japan [fide
Lipinski et al. (2000:107)]
BMNH-The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, England (formerly
British Museum (Natural History)).† [For type catalog see Lipinski et al.
Hoyle, W.E. 1885. Narrative of the Challenger Expedition. Report on the Scientific results of the voyage of the H.M.S. Challenger during the years 1873-76, Narrative, 1(1):269-274, 4 figures.
Lipinski, M.R., F.A. Naggs, and M.A. Roeleveld. 2000. Catalogue of types of Recent cephalopods in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London. Annales Zoologici (Warszawa), 50(1):101-120.
Naef, A. 1912. Teuthologische Notizen. 1. Die familien der Myopsiden. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 39(7):241-244.
Roper, C.F.E. and R.E. Young. 1968. The family Promachoteuthidae (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida). I. A re-evaluation of its systematic position based on new material from Antarctic and adjacent waters. Antarctic Research Series, 2:203-214, 3 plates.
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