SepiettaMichael Vecchione and Richard E. Young
- Sepietta neglecta
- Sepietta oweniana
- Sepietta petersi
- Sepietta neglecta
A sepiolin ...
- without visceral photophores.
- with 16-32 suckers maximum in a transverse row on club.
- Arm suckers in two series.
- Hectocotylus with 3-4 basal suckers followed by a copulatory apparatus with 3-4 tubercules; distally arm with spoon-like widening.
- Tentacular club with suckers in 16-32 series.
- Photophores absent.
- Gladius weakly developed ("... a very delicate, colorless thread ... which is difficult to find." Naef, 1921-23.)
Eastern Atlantic Ocean from southern Norway to Mediterranean Sea and near Madeira (Nesis, 1982/1987). The are found at depth from 3-400 m in the Mediterranean Sea (Naef, 1921-23).
Naef, A. 1921-1923. Die Cephalopoden. Fauna e Flora del Golfo di Napoli, Monographie 35, Vol I, Parts I and II, Systematik, pp 1-863.
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.
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