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
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M. magna
Binomial name
Mastigoteuthis magna
Joubin, 1913
Synonyms
  • 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.

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

  • "CephBase: Mastigoteuthis magna". Archived from the original on 2005.
  • Tree of Life web project: Mastigoteuthis magna