Amphitretus

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Amphitretus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda
Suborder: Incirrina
Family: Amphitretidae
Hoyle, 1886
Genus: Amphitretus
Hoyle, 1885b
Species

Amphitretus is a genus of pelagic gelatinous octopuses. It is the sole genus of family Amphitretidae and consists of two species. Some authorities consider Amphitretus thielei as a subspecies of Amphitretus pelagicus, making this family monotypic.

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