InioteuthisRichard E. Young and Michael Vecchione
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A sepiolin ...
- without photophores.
- with 8-16 suckers maximum in a transverse row on club.
- Arm suckers in two series.
- Hectocotylus broad in basal half in region of copulatory apparatus, distal half normal.
- Arms III unusually strong and robust, especially in males; often curled inward in preservation when other arms are not (see title illustration).
- Tentacular club with suckers in 8-16 series.
- Photophores absent.
- Gladius absent.
Nesis, K. N. 1982/87. Abridged key to the cephalopod mollusks of the world's ocean. 385+ii pp. Light and Food Industry Publishing House, Moscow. (In Russian.). Translated into English by B. S. Levitov, ed. by L. A. Burgess (1987), Cephalopods of the world. T. F. H. Publications, Neptune City, NJ, 351pp.
Voss, G. L. 1963. Cephalopoda of the Philippine Islands. Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 234: 1-180.
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