Mastigoteuthis agassizii

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Mastigoteuthis agassizii
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Dorsal view
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Mastigoteuthis
Species: M. agassizii
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis agassizii
Verrill, 1881

Mastigoteuthis agassizii is a species of whip-lash squid. It is the type species of the genus.


  • Verrill, A.E. 1881. Report on the Cephalopods, and on Some Additional Species Dredged by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Fish Hawk", During the Season of 1880. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 8(5): 99-116.
  • Verrill, A.E. 1881. The Cephalopods of the North-eastern Coast of America. Part II. The Smaller Cephalopods, Including the "Squids" and the Octopi, with Other Allied Forms. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Sciences 5: 259-446.

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