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Molluscs of Tasmania

Octopodidae – Octopodinae: Octopus warringa Stranks, 1990 (‘club pygmy octopus’)

Synonym(s): warringa Stranks, 1990 australis Benham, 1942.
Typical body-length 110 mm. Lives subtidally and offshore amongst rocks and seaweed, particularly within the holdfasts of giant kelp. Native. Occurs in southeastern Australia (TAS, VIC and SA); also New Zealand.


Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Octopoda
Superfamily: Incirrata
Family: Octopodidae
Subfamily: Octopodinae
Genus: Octopus

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