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 dominant group Coleoidea (with one extant subdivision--Neocolioidea) includes species with an internal shell, such as squid (Teuthida), bobtail squid (Sepiolida), cuttlefish (Sepiida), octopus (Octopoda), and Vampyromorpha.
Gladius shape variation in the genus Trachyteuthis Meyer 1846 (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Late Jurassic Plattenkalks of Nusplingen (Kimmeridgian) and Solnhofen (Tithonian).
(1966): Comparative morphology, phylogeny, and classification of fossil Coleoidea. Mollusca, Article 7.
Phylum Mollusca, class Cephalopoda, subclass Coleoidea. In Reproduction and development of marine invertebrates of the northern Pacific Coast (M.
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.