Oegopsida

Oegopsida

[ē′gäp·sə·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of cephalopod mollusks in the order Decapoda of one classification system, and in the order Teuthoidea of another system.
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scolopes Berry, 1913 AN/BO Hawaii, USA Order TEUTHOIDEA Suborder MYOPSIDA Family Loliginidae Loligo chinensis Gray, 1849 ZH South China Sea Suborder OEGOPSIDA Family Chtenopterygidae Chtenopteryx sicula (Verany, 1851) AN Pacific Ocean Order OCTOPODA Suborder CIRRATA Family Cirroteuthidae Monterey Bay, CA Grimpoteuthis sp.
Species of the suborder Oegopsida, which includes oceanic species (Roper and Young, 1975), were most commonly found in scats from these rookeries.