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Molluscs of Tasmania

Histioteuthidae: Histioteuthis Type A (‘Type A jewel-squid’)


Type A

Typical mantle-length not yet documented. Lives in offshore waters. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS and perhaps other states). In Tasmanian waters, this species has been recorded as beak(s) recovered from the guts of beached whale(s).


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Oegopsida
Superfamily: Oegopsida – unplaced
Family: Histioteuthidae
Genus: Histioteuthis

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