Alloteuthis africana

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Alloteuthis africana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Myopsida
Family: Loliginidae
Genus: Alloteuthis
Species: A. africana
Binomial name
Alloteuthis africana
Adam, 1950[1]
  • Alloteuthis africanus
    (Adam, 1950)
  • Loligo africana
    (Adam, 1950)

Alloteuthis africana, also known as the African squid, is a species of squid in the family Loliginidae.[2]


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  2. ^ Adam, W. 1950. Notes sur les Céphalopodes. XXII. Deux nouvelles espèces de la côte africaine occidentale. Bulletin du Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique 26(45): 1–9.
  • Vecchione, M., E. Shea, S. Bussarawit, F. Anderson, D. Alexeyev, C.-C. Lu, T. Okutani, M. Roeleveld, C. Chotiyaputta, C. Roper, E. Jorgensen & N. Sukramongkol. (2005). "Systematics of Indo-West Pacific loliginids" (PDF).  Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66: 23–26.