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Callistoctopus macropus, Atlantic white-spotted octopus

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English: Callistoctopus macropus (White-spotted Octopus) from the Mediterranean Sea.
Date 1896
Source I Cefalopodi viventi nel Golfo di Napoli (sistematica) : monografia http://archive.org/details/icefalopodiviven00jatt
Author Comingio Merculiano in Jatta Giuseppe
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Octopus_macropus_Merculiano.jpg

Callistoctopus macropus, also known as the Atlantic white-spotted octopus, white-spotted octopus, grass octopus or grass scuttle, is a species of octopus found in shallow areas of the Mediterranean Sea, the warmer parts of the eastern and western Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea, and the Indo-Pacific region. This octopus feeds on small organisms which lurk among the branches of corals. Order: Octopoda, Family: Octopodidae, Genus: Callistoctopus, Species: Callistoctopus macropus (Risso, 1826).
Synonyms:
Octopus alderii Verany, 1851
Octopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814
Octopus granosus Blainville, 1826
Octopus leschenaultii d'Orbigny, 1826 (dubious synonym)
Octopus longimanus Férussac, 1839 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834–1848
Octopus macropodus SanGiovanni, 1829
Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Octopus verrilli palliata Robson, 1929
Polypus macropus (Risso, 1826)
Tremoctopus scalenus Hoyle, 1904

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