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Robsonella fontaniana Oudart.jpg
Robsonella fontaniana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Octopoda
Family: Octopodidae
Genus: Robsonella
Adam, 1938[1]
Type species
Octopus fontanianus
d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847

See text.


Joubinia Robson, 1929 (invalid as preoccupied by Joubinia Buerger, 1904 Nemertea

Robsonella is a small genus of octopuses in the family Octopodidae. It contains two described species. Robsonella octopuses can be found on the central-south coast of Chile. If an octopus’ first lateral tooth in the radula is crescent shaped; this allows you to identify it as a Robsonella fontaniana.



  1. ^ a b Julian Finn (2017). "Robsonella Adam, 1938". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

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