Leachia danae

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Leachia danae
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Cranchiidae
Genus: Leachia
L. danae
Binomial name
Leachia danae
(Joubin, 1931)[2]

Drechselia danae Joubin, 1931

Leachia danae is a species of glass squid first described in 1931[3] in the Eastern tropical Pacific Ocean.[4] It has since also been observed off the Mexican Pacific coast.[5]


  1. ^ Barratt, I.; Allcock, L. (2014). "Leachia danae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2014: e.T163143A976835. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T163143A976835.en. Downloaded on 26 February 2018.
  2. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Leachia danae (Joubin, 1931)". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 26 February 2018.
  3. ^ Lamprell, K. L.; Scheltema, A. M. (2001). Zoological Catalogue of Australia: 2. Mollusca: Aplacophora, Polyplacophora, Scaphopoda, Cephalopoda. Csiro Publishing. p. 237. ISBN 0-643-06707-8.
  4. ^ Bulletin of Marine Science, Volume 30, Issues 1-2 p. 371
  5. ^ New records of Drechselia danae (Joubin, 1931)(Cephalopoda: Cranchiidae) off the Pacific coast of Mexico, Saldierna Martínez et al., CICIMAR Oceánides, 2010

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