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Callistoctopus macropus, Atlantic white-spotted octopus
Subject: Callistoctopus macropus, Atlantic white-spotted octopus
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Callistoctopus macropus, Atlantic white-spotted octopus

English: Callistoctopus macropus (White-spotted Octopus) from the Mediterranean Sea.
Date 1896
Source I Cefalopodi viventi nel Golfo di Napoli (sistematica) : monografia
Author Comingio Merculiano in Jatta Giuseppe

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).
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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