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Echinoteuthis

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Echinoteuthis is a genus of whip-lash squid containing approximately three to five species. Some teuthologists consider Idioteuthis synonymous with this taxon.

The genus contains bioluminescent species.[2]

Species

According to the World Register of Marine Species the genus Echinoteuthis contains three species:[1]

However, the Tree of Life Project lists the following species in Echinoteuthis:[3]

The species listed above with an asterisk (*) is a taxon inquirendum and needs further study to determine if it is a valid species or a synonym.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Julian Finn (2016). "Echinoteuthis Joubin, 1933". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. ^ Herring, Peter J. (1987). "Systematic distribution of bioluminescence in living organisms". Journal of Bioluminescence and Chemiluminescence. 1 (3): 147–163. doi:10.1002/bio.1170010303. PMID 3503524.
  3. ^ Richard E. Young (2014). "Echinoteuthis Joubin, 1933". Tree of Life Project. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  4. ^ Philippe Bouchet (2018). "Mastigoteuthis Verrill, 1881". World Register of Marine Species. Flanders Marine Institute. Retrieved 1 March 2018.

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Echinoteuthis: Brief Summary

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Echinoteuthis is a genus of whip-lash squid containing approximately three to five species. Some teuthologists consider Idioteuthis synonymous with this taxon.

The genus contains bioluminescent species.

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