Cycloteuthidae

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Cycloteuthidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Cycloteuthidae
Naef, 1923
Genera

Cycloteuthis
Discoteuthis

The Cycloteuthidae are a family in the order Teuthida, comprising two genera. While physically dissimilar, molecular evidence supports the relatedness of the genera. The family is found primarily in mesopelagic tropical to subtropical waters. Cycloteuthidae are characterised by a triangular funnel locking apparatus.

Species[edit]

The entries listed above with an asterisk (*) are questionable and need further study to determine if they are valid or synonyms.

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