Mastigoteuthis inermis

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Mastigoteuthis inermis
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Oegopsida
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Mastigoteuthis
M. inermis
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis inermis
Rancurel, 1972

Mastigoteuthis inermis is a species of whip-lash squid. Richard E. Young and Michael Vecchione consider it to be a junior synonym of the widely distributed M. magna.


  • Rancurel, P. 1972. Mastigoteuthis inermis espèce nouvelle de Chiroteuthidae du Golfe de Guinée (Cephalopoda - Oegopsida). Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 97(1): 25-34.

External links[edit]

  • "CephBase: Mastigoteuthis inermis". Archived from the original on 2005-08-17.
  • Tree of Life web project: Mastigoteuthis inermis