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Thysanoteuthis rhombus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Thysanoteuthidae
Keferstein, 1866
Genus: Thysanoteuthis
Troschel, 1857

Thysanoteuthis danae
Thysanoteuthis nuchalis
Thysanoteuthis rhombus

  • Cirrobrachium
    Hoyle, 1904

Thysanoteuthis is a genus of large squid comprising one well-known species, the diamond squid, and two dubious taxa.


The species listed above with an asterisk (*) are questionable and need further study to determine if they are valid species or synonyms. The question mark (?) indicates questionable placement within the genus.

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