Coleoidea


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Coleoidea

[‚kō·lē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of cephalopod mollusks including all cephalopods except Nautilus, according to certain systems of classification.
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The octopus and its relatives the cuttlefish and squid are representatives of the modern Coleoidea, a group of the molluscan class Cephalopoda.
DNA barcoding analysis of Coleoidea (Mollusca: Cephalopoda) from Chinese waters.
The COI gene for phylogenetic analysis of the coleoid cephalopods exhibited a high degree of nucleotide sequence variability, with one half of the sites varying in at least one taxon; COI amino acid sequences were highly conserved, but were useful in determining basal-level relationships among the Coleoidea (Carlini et al.