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Species List for Genus: Lycoteuthis
Mollusca (Phylum) > Cephalopoda (Class) > Coleoida (Subclass) > Decapodiformes (Superorder) > Oegopsida (Order) > Lycoteuthidae (Family) > Lycoteuthinae (Subfamily) > Lycoteuthis (Genus)
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  • Genus: Lycoteuthis

  • Lycoteuthis lorigera (Steenstrup, 1875)
    (=diadema Chun =longimanus Imber not Steenstrup)
    Length 19cm (mantle), Marine
    Recorded southward from southern North Island, widespread throughout the Southern Ocean. Near surface at night to 600 metres during daylight ACF
Key to Geographical Ranges
NZ Map showing Geographical Ranges
The symbols K.A.C.F.M.An. are used to indicate the geographical range of the species. They have been adopted to give an approximation of the range of each species within New Zealand.
K=
Kermadec Islands
A=
Aupourian - Kaipara Harbour, north around North Cape, encompassing the Three Kings Islands and south to East Cape
C=
Cookian - Lower North Island and the northern part of the South Island
F=
Forsterian - Otago, Fiordland and Stewart Island
M=
Moriorian - Chatham Islands, Pitt Island
An=
Antipodean - Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand
Fw =
Freshwater
L =
Land
N =
North Island
S =
South Island
E =
Endemic
I =
Introduced
R =
Recent
Sf =
Subfossil
Fo =
Fossil