Taxa Associated with the Family Batoteuthidae Young and Roper, 1968

Michael J. Sweeney and Richard E. Young

(data as of June 2002)

Nominal Genus-Level Taxa

Batoteuthis Young and Roper, 1968:185.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Nesis (1987:240)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Batoteuthis skolops Young and Roper, 1968 by original designation

Nominal Species-Level Taxa (As Introduced Binomial)

Batoteuthis skolops Young and Roper, 1968:185, pls 1-6.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Nesis (1987:240)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- NMNH Holotype 576029 [fide Roper and Sweeney (1978:13)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- 49°57'S, 169°01'W (Pacific Ocean)

Type Repositories

NMNH-National Museum of Natural History, 10th & Constitution Avenue, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, U.S.A. (formerly USNM).  [For type catalog see Roper and Sweeney (1978)]


Nesis, K.N. 1982.† Abridged key to the cephalopod Molluscs of the world's oceans. Moscow: Light and Food Industry Publishing House, 385 pages. (In Russian; see Nesis, 1987 for abridged English translation)

Nesis, K.N. 1987.† Cephalopods of the World; Squids, cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, USA, 351 pages.

Roper, C.F.E. and M.J. Sweeney. 1978.† A catalog of the type-specimens of Recent Cephalopoda in the National Museum of Natural History.† Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 278:1-19.

Young, R.E. and C.F.E. Roper. 1968.† The Batoteuthidae, a new family of squid (Cephalopoda; Oegopsida) from Antarctic waters.† Antarctic Research Series, 2:185-202, 6 plates.

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