Animalia > Mollusca > Cephalopoda > Octopoda > Amphitretidae > Amphitretus


Synonyms: Idioctopus

Wikipedia Abstract

Amphitretus is a genus of pelagic gelatinous octopuses. It is the sole genus of family Amphitretidae and consists of two species. Some authorities consider Amphitretus thielei as a subspecies of Amphitretus pelagicus, making this family monotypic.
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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0