|Amphorateuthis alveatus paratype no. 2|
(15 mm ML)
Young, Vecchione & Roper, 2007
Amphorateuthis alveatus is a species of bobtail squid native to the Indian Ocean. It is characterised by unique modifications of the arms in males; mature males exhibit elongate suckers in numerous series on arm pairs II and IV.
A. alveatus is known from only four specimens. The holotype and paratype no. 1 were collected off western Tanzania at . Paratype no. 3 was caught at virtually the same locality in a 40 ft bottom trawl that fished to a depth of 100 m. Paratype no. 2 was taken at .
- Allcock, L.; Barratt, I. (2012). "Amphorateuthis alveatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T189738A1935338. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T189738A1935338.en. Downloaded on 10 February 2018.
- Young, R.E., M. Vecchione & C.F.E. Roper 2007. A new genus and three new species of decapodiform cephalopods (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 17(2–3): 353–365. doi:10.1007/s11160-007-9044-z
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