Mastigoteuthis flammea

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Mastigoteuthis flammea
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Type of Mastigoteuthis flammea
(35 mm ML)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Mastigoteuthis
Species: M. flammea
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis flammea
Chun, 1908

Mastigoteuthis flammea is a species of whip-lash squid. The placement of this species in the genus Mastigoteuthis is questionable.


  • Chun, C. 1910. Die Cephalopoden. Oegopsida. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee Expedition auf dem Dampfer "Valdivia" 1898-1899 18(1): 1-401.

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