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Abdopus horridus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda
Family: Octopodidae
Genus: Abdopus
Norman & Finn, 2001
Type species
Octopus horridus
d'Orbigny, 1826

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Octopus (Abdopus) Norman & Finn, 2001

Abdopus is a genus of octopuses in the family Octopodidae.[1]


Taxon inquerendum
  • Abdopus guangdongensis (Dong, 1976)


  1. ^ Bouchet, P. (2014). Abdopus Norman & Finn, 2001. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=409947 on 2015-02-02
  2. ^ Huffard, C.L. 2007. Four new species of shallow water pygmy octopus (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) from the Kingdom of Tonga. Molluscan Research 27(3): 147–170.
  • Norman M.D. & Hochberg F.G. (2005) The current state of Octopus taxonomy. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66:127–154.
  • Huffard, C.L., R.L. Caldwell & F. Boneka. 2008. Mating behavior of Abdopus aculeatus (d’Orbigny 1834) (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) in the wild. Marine Biology (published online first). doi:10.1007/s00227-008-0930-2

External links[edit]

  • CephBase: Abdopus
  • "Abdopus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.