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Octopus
Cuvier, 1797
T4001265       Quick-Link [ http://copepedia.org/?id=T4001265 ]
Genus ( WoRMS-Aphia: 0138268 | ITIS: 0082595 )
WoRMS taxon status is:   "accepted"
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Octopodidae
   
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Kingdom
: Mollusca
Phylum
: Cephalopoda
Class
: Coleoidea
Subclass
: Octopodiformes
Superorder
: Octopoda
Order
: Incirrata
Suborder
: Octopodoidea
Superfamily
: Octopodidae
Family
: Octopus
Genus


In the map above, the DARK RED DOTS indicate locations of quantitative data (2 obs globally),
while pink dots indicate locations of "presence-only"/non-quantitative observations (4826 obs globally).
Yellow Stars show locations of any time series reporting this taxa or group (0 sites globally).
 
The photos above are of this taxon and its taxonomic siblings.
Click on the photobox to see a gallery of all the photos.

MOLECULAR Info


1121 barcodes
DATABASE Info


2 quantitative-obs
(4826 non-quantitative)

This Genus currently has 43 taxonomic siblings (listed below) and an expanded tree of 43 members (self + siblings + sub-siblings).

Want to see an alphabetical list of ALL species within this taxa group? Click on the blue (text) link to the left.

#Distribution MapTaxonomic SiblingsPHOTOs
1
  Octopus alecto
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024280

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   10
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   4
no photos
currently available
2
Octopus areolatus   unaccepted
suggested   Amphioctopus fangsiao
Species   [ "unaccepted" ]   T4024281
suggested TAXAcode:   T4024505

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
3
  Octopus bimaculatus
Verrill, 1883
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024282

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   66
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   45
no photos
currently available
4
  Octopus bimaculoides
Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024283

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   22
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   33
no photos
currently available
5
  Octopus bocki
Adam, 1941
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024284

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   44
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
6
  Octopus briareus
Robson, 1929
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024285

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   89
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   7
no photos
currently available
7
  Octopus californicus
(Berry, 1911)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024286

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   18
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   6
no photos
currently available
8
  Octopus chierchiae
Jatta, 1889
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024287

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   14
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   2
no photos
currently available
9
  Octopus conispadiceus
(Sasaki, 1917)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4035049

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
10
  Octopus cyanea
Gray, 1849
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024222

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   256
no photos
currently available
11
  Octopus fitchi
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024288

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   10
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
12
  Octopus fusiformis
Brock, 1887
Species   [ "nomen_dubium" ]   T4024515

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   6
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
13
  Octopus hongkongensis
(Hoyle, 1885)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024289

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   6
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
14
  Octopus hubbsorum
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024290

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   47
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   44
no photos
currently available
15
  Octopus hummelincki
Adam, 1936
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024291

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   20
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   6
no photos
currently available
16
  Octopus incella
Kaneko & Kubodera, 2007
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024417

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   2
no photos
currently available
17
  Octopus insularis
Leite & Haimovici in Leite, Haimovici, Molina & Warnke, 2008
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024419

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   60
no photos
currently available
18
  Octopus jollyorum
A. Reid & N. G. Wilson, 2015
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024786

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
19
  Octopus joubini
Robson, 1929
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024292

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   119
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   5
no photos
currently available
20
  Octopus kaurna
Stranks, 1990
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024293

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   35
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
21
  Octopus laqueus
Kaneko & Kubodera, 2005
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024294

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   2
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
22
  Octopus longispadiceus
(Sasaki, 1917)
Species   [ "taxon_inquirendum" ]   T4035050

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   30
no photos
currently available
23
  Octopus maya
Voss & Solu00eds, 1966
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024295

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   10
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   13
no photos
currently available
24
Octopus membranaceus   unaccepted
suggested   Amphioctopus membranaceus
Species   [ "unaccepted" ]   T4024223
suggested TAXAcode:   T4024520

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   11
no photos
currently available
25
  Octopus mercatoris
Adam, 1937
Species   [ "unaccepted" ]   T4024296

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
26
  Octopus micropyrsus
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024297

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   2
no photos
currently available
27
  Octopus mimus
Gould, 1852
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024298

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   13
no photos
currently available
28
  Octopus nanhaiensis
Dong, 1976
Species   [ "taxon_inquirendum" ]   T4024299

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   11
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
29
  Octopus oculifer
(Hoyle, 1904)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024300

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   9
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   4
no photos
currently available
30
  Octopus oliveri
(Berry, 1914)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024301

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   4
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   8
no photos
currently available
31
  Octopus pallidus
Hoyle, 1885
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024302

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   144
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   1
no photos
currently available
32
  Octopus parvus
(Sasaki, 1917)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024303

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
33
  Octopus rubescens
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024304

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   260
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   4
no photos
currently available
34
  Octopus salutii
Vu00e9rany, 1836
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024175

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   61
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
35
  Octopus sasakii
Taki, 1942
Species   [ "taxon_inquirendum" ]   T4024305

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   2
no photos
currently available
36
  Octopus taganga
Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024839

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
37
  Octopus tayrona
Guerrero-Kommritz & Camelo-Guarin, 2016
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024838

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   16
no photos
currently available
38
  Octopus tehuelchus
d'Orbigny [in Fu00e9russac & d'Orbigny], 1834
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024306

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   17
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   3
no photos
currently available
39
  Octopus tetricus
Gould, 1852
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024307

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   54
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   46
no photos
currently available
40
  Octopus variabilis
(Sasaki, 1929)
Species   [ "taxon_inquirendum" ]   T4024308

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   48
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   9
no photos
currently available
41
  Octopus veligero
Berry, 1953
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024309

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   3
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   5
no photos
currently available
42
  Octopus vulgaris
Cuvier, 1797
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024176

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   1927
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   383
no photos
currently available
43
  Octopus wolfi
(Wu00fclker, 1913)
Species   [ "accepted" ]   T4024310

# of DB-records (self+all-sibs):   0
# of non-Quantitative records (self+all-sibs):   11
# of Time Series sites (self+all-sibs):   0
# of Barcodes (self+all-sibs):   2
no photos
currently available



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