Idioteuthis okutanii

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Idioteuthis okutanii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Idioteuthis
Species: I. okutanii
Binomial name
Idioteuthis okutanii
Salcedo-Vargas, 1997

Idioteuthis okutanii is a species of whip-lash squid. Richard E. Young and Michael Vecchione consider I. okutanii to be a junior synonym of I. hjorti.


  • Salcedo-Vargas, M.A. 1997. Cephalopods from the Netherlands Indian Ocean Programme (NIOP) - II. Mastigoteuthid lineage and related forms. Beaufortia 47: 91-108.

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