Loliginidae

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Loliginidae
Loligo vulgaris1.jpg
European squid (Loligo vulgaris)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Myopsida
Family: Loliginidae
Lesueur, 1821
Genera

See text.

Synonyms[1]
  • Loligoidea Lesueur, 1821 (in part)
  • Loligidae d'Orbigny, 1845
  • Loliginei Steenstrup, 1861
  • Pickfordiateuthidae Voss, 1953

Loliginidae, commonly known as pencil squids, is an aquatic family of squid classified in the order Myopsida.

Taxonomy[edit]

The family Loliginidae was formerly classified in the order Teuthida.

Taxonomic list[edit]

Caribbean reef squid
(Sepioteuthis sepioidea)
Bigfin reef squid
(Sepioteuthis lessoniana)

The classification below follows Vecchione et al. (2005)[2] and the Tree of Life Web Project (2010).[3]

Several doubtfully distinct species have also been described; see the genus articles for these.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brakoniecki, T.F. (1996). A revision of the genus Pickfordiateuthis Voss, 1953 (Cephalopoda; Myopsida). Bulletin of Marine Science 58(1): 9–28.
  2. ^ Vecchione, M., E. Shea, S. Bussarawit, F. Anderson, D. Alexeyev, C.-C. Lu, T. Okutani, M. Roeleveld, C. Chotiyaputta, C. Roper, E. Jorgensen & N. Sukramongkol. (2005). "Systematics of Indo-West Pacific loliginids" (PDF). Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 66: 23–26.
  3. ^ Vecchione, M. & R.E. Young. (2010). Loliginidae Lesueur, 1821. The Tree of Life Web Project.

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