Heteroteuthis serventyi

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Heteroteuthis serventyi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Sepiida
Family: Sepiolidae
Genus: Heteroteuthis
H. serventyi
Binomial name
Heteroteuthis serventyi
Allan, 1945


Heteroteuthis serventyi is a species of bobtail squid native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean, off southeastern Australia.[2]

The type specimen was collected in Jervis Bay, New South Wales and is deposited at the Australian Museum in Sydney.[3] Some authorities consider H. servetyi to be a synonym of Heteroteuthis dagamensis[4]


  1. ^ Julian Finn (2016). "Heteroteuthis (Stephanoteuthis) serventyi Allan, 1945". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  2. ^ Reid, A. & P. Jereb 2005. Family Sepiolidae. In: P. Jereb & C.F.E. Roper, eds. Cephalopods of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date. Volume 1. Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae). FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes. No. 4, Vol. 1. Rome, FAO. pp. 153–203.
  3. ^ Current Classification of Recent Cephalopoda
  4. ^ Allcock, L.; Barratt, I. (2012). "Heteroteuthis dagamensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012: e.T162536A911229. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T162536A911229.en. Downloaded on 10 February 2018.

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