Discoteuthis discus

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Discoteuthis discus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Cycloteuthidae
Genus: Discoteuthis
D. discus
Binomial name
Discoteuthis discus
Young & Roper, 1969[2]

Discoteuthis discus is a species of squids in the family Cycloteuthidae. They occur in the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean and the central North Pacific. While mature specimens have not been found, the unnamed species Discoteuthis sp. A has been hypothesised as the mature form.


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2014). "Discoteuthis discus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T163256A990506. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T163256A990506.en. Downloaded on 02 March 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Discoteuthis discus Young & Roper, 1969". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute.

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