Taxa Associated with the Family Joubiniteuthidae Naef, 1922

Michael J. Sweeney and Richard E. Young

(data as of June 2002)

Nominal Genus-Level Taxa

Joubiniteuthis Berry, 1920:152.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Nesis (1987:258)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Chiroteuthis portieri Joubin, 1912 by original designation

Valdemaria Joubin, 1931:176.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Joubiniteuthis Berry, 1920 [fide Young and Roper (1969:2)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Valdemaria danae Joubin, 1931 by monotypy

Nominal Species-Level Taxa (As Introduced Binomial)

Valdemaria danae Joubin, 1931:176, text-figs 6-10.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Joubiniteuthis portieri (Joubin, 1916) [fide Young and Roper (1969:2)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- ZMUC Holotype [fide Kristensen and Knudsen (1983:221)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- 12°11'N, 35°49'W (Atlantic Ocean)

Chiroteuthis portieri Joubin, 1912:396.

Nomen nudum.

Chiroteuthis portieri Joubin, 1916:1, text-figs 1-3.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species; Joubiniteuthis portieri [fide Berry (1920:152)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- MOM Holotype [station 3100] [fide Belloc (1950:7)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- 29°03'N, 16°08'30"W (Atlantic Ocean)


Type Repositories

MOM- Musée Océanographique, Avenue Saint-Martin, Monaco-Ville, MC98000, Monaco. [For type catalog see Belloc (1950)]

ZMUC-Kobenhavns Universitet, Zoologisk Museum, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark. [For type catalog see Kristensen and Knudsen (1983); See also Volsoe et al. (1962) for Steenstrup papers]


Belloc, G. 1950.  Catalogue des types de Céphalopodes du Musée Océanographique de Monaco.  Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, 970:1-10.

Berry, S.S. 1920.  Light production in cephalopods, I. An introductory survey.  Biological Bulletin, 38(3):141-169.

Joubin, L. 1912.  Sur les Céphalopodes captures en 1911 par S.A.S. le Prince de Monaco.  Comptes Rendus des seances de l'academic des Sciences, 154:395-397.

Joubin, L. 1916.  Estudes préliminaires sur les Céphalopodes recueillis au cours des croisières de S.A.S. le Prince de Monaco. 4e Note: Chiroteuthis portieri nov. sp.  Bulletin de l'Institut Océanographique, 317:1-10, 3 figures.

Joubin, L. 1931.  Notes préliminaires sur les Céphalopodes des croisières du DANA (1921-1922), 3e Partie.  Annals de l'Institut Océanographique, (new series)10(7):169-211, 48 figures.

Kristensen, T.K. and J. Knudsen. 1983.  A catalogue of the type specimens of Cephalopoda (Mollusca) in the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen.  Steenstrupia, 9(10):217-227.

Naef, A. 1922.  Die Fossilen Tintenfische. 322 pages, 101 figures. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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.

Young, R.E. and C.F.E. Roper. 1969.  A monograph of the Cephalopoda of the North Atlantic: the family Cycloteuthidae.  Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 5:1-24, 3 figures, 9 plates.

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