Mastigoteuthis magna

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Mastigoteuthis magna
Mastigoteuthis magna - Résultats des campagnes scientifiques accomplies sur son yacht (6197963822).jpg
Holotype of Mastigoteuthis magna
(160 mm ML)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Mastigoteuthidae
Genus: Mastigoteuthis
Species: M. magna
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis magna
Joubin, 1913
  • Idioteuthis magna
    Joubin, 1913

Mastigoteuthis magna is a species of whip-lash squid, characterised by a lack of photophores. The skin is heavily pigmented a deep red by a numerous chromatophores.


  • Joubin, L. 1920. Céphalopodes provenant des Campagnes de la Princesse Alice (1898-1910). 3e Serie. Monaco.

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