Taxa Associated with the Family Sepiadariidae Fischer, 1882

Michael J. Sweeney and Richard E. Young

(data as of June 2002)

Nominal Genus-Level Taxa

Sepiadarium Steenstrup, 1881:214.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Hoyle (1910:412)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Sepiadarium kochi Steenstrup, 1881 by monotypy

(Sepioloidea) D'Orbigny, 1845
In Ferussac and D'Orbigny, 1834-1848:240.
[fide Tillier and Boucher-Rodoni (1994:101)]

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid genus [fide Nesis (1987:137)]
TYPE SPECIES. -- Sepiola lineolata Quoy and Gaimard, 1832 by monotypy

Nominal Species-Level Taxa (As Introduced Binomial)

Sepiadarium auritum Robson, 1914:678, fig 1.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Nesis (1987:137)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- BMNH Holotype 1914.5.7.1 [fide Lipinski et al. (2000:102)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Hermite Island, Monte Bello Islands, Western Australia

Sepiadarium austrinum Berry, 1921:354.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Norman and Reid (2000:33)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- SAMA Holotype D17493 [fide Sweeney et al. (1988:12)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia

Sepiadarium gracilis Voss, 1962:170.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Voss (1963:37)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- NMNH Holotype 575325 [fide Roper and Sweeney (1978:7)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Varadero Harbor, Verde Island, southern Luzon, Philippine Islands

Sepiadarium kochi Steenstrup, 1881:218, pl 1 figs 1-10.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Okutani et al. (1987)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- ZMUC Syntype (1); remaining 2 syntypes not extant [fide Kristensen and Knudsen (1983:222)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Hong Kong (purchased)

Sepiola lineolata Quoy and Gaimard, 1832:82, pl 5 figs 8-13.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species; Sepioloidea lineolata [fide Norman and Reid (2000:35)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- MNHN Holotype 1-7-263 [fide Lu et al. (1995:319)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Jervis Bay, New Holland [Australia]

Sepiadarium malayense Robson, 1932:28, figs 3-4.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Sepiadarium kochi Steenstrup, 1881 [fide Voss (1963:38)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- BMNH Holotype 1938.5.9.42 [fide Lipinski et al. (2000:104)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Singapore fish market

Sepiadarium nipponianum Berry, 1932:42, pl 1.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species [fide Nesis (1987:137)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- NMNH Holotype 816462 [fide Sweeney et al. (1988:15)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Sagami Bay, Japan

Sepiola pacifica Kirk, 1882:283.

CURRENT SYSTEMATIC STATUS. -- Valid species; Sepioloidea pacifica [fide Nesis (1987:137)]
TYPE REPOSITORY. -- NMNZ Neotype M12954 [fide Marshall (1996:43)]
TYPE LOCALITY. -- Wellington Harbor, New Zealand [fide Dell (1959:2)]

Type Repositories

BMNH-The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, England (formerly British Museum (Natural History)).† [For type catalog see Lipinski et al. (2000)]

MNHN-Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Laboratoire Biologie Invertebres Marins et Malacologie, 55, rue de Buffon, 75005 Paris 05, France.† [For type catalog see Lu et al. (1995)]

NMNH-National Museum of Natural History, 10th & Constitution Avenue, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC 20560, U.S.A. (formerly USNM).† [For type catalogs see Roper and Sweeney (1978); Sweeney et al. (1988)]

NMNZ-National Museum of New Zealand, P.O. Box 467, Wellington, New Zealand (formerly Colonial Museum; Dominion Museum).† [For type catalog see Marshall (1996)]

SAMA-South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia 5022, Australia.† [For type catalogs see Zeidler and MacPhail (1978); Zeidler (1983); Sweeney et al. (1988) for Berry taxa]

ZMUC-Kobenhavns Universitet, Zoologisk Museum, Universitetsparken 15, DK 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark.† [For type catalog see Kristensen and Knudsen (1983); See also Volsoe et al. (1962) for Steenstrup papers]


Berry, S.S. 1921.  A review of the cephalopod genera Sepioloidea, Sepiadarium, and Idiosepius.  Records of the South Australian Museum, 1(4):347-364, 4 figures.

Berry, S.S. 1932.  Cephalopods of the genera Sepioloidea, Sepiadarium and Idiosepius.  The Philippine Journal of Science, 47(1):39-55, 1 plate.

Dell, R.K. 1959.  Some additional New Zealand cephalopods from Cook Straight.  Zoology Publications from Victoria University of Wellington, 25:1-12, 8 figures.

Ferussac, A.E. de, and A. D'Orbigny. 1834-1848.  Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere Céphalopodes Acétabulifères Vivants et Fossiles. 96 pages + lvi pages + 361 pages, Atlas with 144 plates. Paris. [See Winkworth (1942) for dates of publication]

Fischer, P. 1880-1887.  Manuel de conchyliologie et de palentologie conchyliologique ou histoire naturelle des mollusques vivante et fossiles. 1369 pages, 23 plates. London.

Hoyle, W.E. 1910.  A list of the generic names of Dibranchiate Cephalopoda with their type species.  Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen Naturforschenden Gesellschaft, 32:407-413.

Kirk, T.W. 1882.  Descriptions of new cephalopods.  Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 14(42):283-286, 1 plate.

Kristensen, T.K. and J. Knudsen. 1983.  A catalogue of the type specimens of Cephalopoda (Mollusca) in the Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen.  Steenstrupia, 9(10):217-227.

Lipinski, M.R., F.A. Naggs, and M.A. Roeleveld. 2000.  Catalogue of types of Recent cephalopods in the collection of the Natural History Museum, London.  Annales Zoologici (Warszawa), 50(1):101-120.

Lu, C.C., R. Boucher-Rodoni and A. Tillier. 1995.  Catalogue of types of Recent Cephalopoda in the Museum national d'Histoire Naturelle (France).  Bulletin du Museum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, (series 4)17(3-4):307-343.

Marshall, B.A. 1996.  Molluscan name-bearing types in the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.  Tuhinga: Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 9:1-85.

Nesis, K.N. 1982.  Abridged key to the cephalopod Molluscs of the world's oceans. Moscow: Light and Food Industry Publishing House, 385 pages. (In Russian; see Nesis, 1987 for abridged English translation)

Nesis, K.N. 1987.  Cephalopods of the World; Squids, cuttlefishes, Octopuses, and Allies. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, USA, 351 pages.

Norman, M.D. and A. Reid. 2000.  A guide to squid, cuttlefish and octopuses of Australasia. CSIRO Publishing, Victoria, 96 pages.

Okutani, T., M. Tagawa, and H. Horikawa. 1987.  Cephalopods from continental shelf and slope around Japan. 194 pages. Tokyo: Japan Fisheries Resource Conservation Association.

Quoy, J.R. and J.P. Gaimard. 1832.  Mollusques.  Voyage de decouvertes de l'Astrolabe pendant les années 1826-1827-1828-1829, Zoologie, 2(1):1-320. Atlas of 93 plates [1833].

Robson, G.C. 1914.  Cephalopods from the Monte Bello Islands.  Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1814:677-680, 1 figure.

Robson, G.C. 1932.  Report on the Cephalopoda in the Raffles Museum.  Bulletin Raffles Museum, 7:21-33.

Roper, C.F.E. and M.J. Sweeney. 1978.  A catalog of the type-specimens of Recent Cephalopoda in the National Museum of Natural History.  Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 278:1-19.

Steenstrup, J. 1881.  Sepiadarium og Idiosepius to nye Slaegter af Sepiernes Familie. Med Bemaerkninger om de to beslaegtede Former Sepiolidea D'Orb. og Spirula Lmk.  Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 6 Raekke, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk, 1(3):211-242, 1 plate.

Sweeney, M.J., C.F.E. Roper, and F.G. Hochberg. 1988.  Catalog of the type specimens of Recent Cephalopoda described by S. Stillman Berry.  Malacologia, 29(1):7-19.

Tillier, A., and R. Boucher-Rodoni. 1994.  Ferussac and d'Orbigny's "Histoire naturelle générale et particuliere des Céphalopodes acétabulifères": Dates of Publication of Plates and Text.  Nautilus, 107(3)[1993]:97-103. [Actual publication date 2 Feb. 1994]

Volsoe, A., J. Knudsen and W. Rees. 1962.  The cephalopod papers of Japetus Steenstrup; a translation into English. Danish Science Press, Copenhagen, 330 pages.

Voss, G.L. 1962.  Six new species and two new subspecies of cephalopods from the Philippine Islands.  Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 75:169-176.

Voss, G.L. 1963.  Cephalopods of the Philippine Islands.  United States National Museum Bulletin, 234:1-180, 36 figures, 4 plates.

Winkworth, R. 1942.  Notes on the publication of Ferussac and Orbigny’s Histoire des Céphalopodes.  Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London, 25(1):34-36.

Zeidler, W. 1983.  The cephalopod collection in the South Australian Museum.  Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoira, 44:77-79.

Zeidler, W. and M.K. MacPhail. 1978.  Mollusc type-specimens in the South Australian Museum, I: Cephalopoda and Scaphopoda.  Records of the South Australian Museum, 17(26):381-385.

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