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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Cycloteuthidae
Genus: Discoteuthis
Young & Roper, 1969[1]
Type species
Discoteuthis discus
Young & Roper, 1969

Discoteuthis is a genus of squid in the family Cycloteuthidae. It is distinguished from the genus Cycloteuthis by the absence of a tail on the mantle. The genus occurs in tropical and subtropical oceans worldwide.


  1. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Discoteuthis Young & Roper, 1969". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute.

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