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Asperoteuthis acanthoderma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Chiroteuthidae
Genus: Asperoteuthis
Nesis, 1980[1]
Type species
Chiroteuthis acanthoderma
Lu, 1977

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Asperoteuthis is a genus of chiroteuthid squid comprising four species:[2]


  1. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Asperoteuthis Nesis, 1980". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Arkhipkin, A.I. & V.V. Laptikhovsky 2008. Discovery of the fourth species of the enigmatic chiroteuthid squid Asperoteuthis (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida) and extension of the range of the genus to the South Atlantic. Journal of Molluscan Studies 74(3): 203–207. doi:10.1093/mollus/eyn007
  3. ^ Salcedo-Vargas, M.A. 1999. An asperoteuthid squid (Mollusca: Cephalopoda: Chiroteuthidae) from New Zealand misidentified as Architeuthis. Zoosystematics and Evolution 75(1): 47–49. doi:10.1002/mmnz.19990750106
  • Lu, C.C. 1977. A new species of squid, Chiroteuthis acanthoderma, from the Southwestern Pacific (Cephalopoda, Chirothidae). Steenstrupia Zoological Museum University of Copenhagen 4(16): 179–188.
  • 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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