EuprymnaRichard E. Young and Michael Vecchione
- Euprymna albatrossae
- Euprymna berryi
- Euprymna hoylei
- Euprymna hyllebergi
- Euprymna morsei
- Euprymna penares?
- Euprymna phenax
- Euprymna scolopes
- Euprymna stenodactyla
- Euprymna tasmanica
IntroductionSpecies of Euprymna are small (up to a few cm in ML), benthic sepiolids sometimes found in water less than 1 m in depth.
A sepiolin ...
- with visceral photophores.
- with, usually, four sucker series on arms.
- Arm suckers usually in four series; in two series in E. phenax.
- Hectocotylus - left arm I; also enlargement of suckers of marginal series of some other arms.
- Arms III not unusually thick and robust; rarely curled inward in preservation when other arms are not.
- Tentacular clubs with suckers in more than 32 series.
- Pair of bean-shaped visceral photophores.
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Figure. Ventral view of the visceral photophores of E. scolopes. The silvery reflectors are covered in their centers by extensions of the ink sac. The photogenic region of each reflector is medially located and the two organs are joined by a narrow duct. Photograph by R. Young.
- Gladius present as a distinct rudiment
Nesis, K. N. 1982/87. Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. 385+ii pp. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow. (In Russian.). Translated into English by B. S. Levitov, ed. by L. A. Burgess (1987), Cephalopods of the world. T. F. H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 351pp.
Voss, G. L. 1963. Cephalopoda of the Philippine Islands. Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 234: 1-180.
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