Common Clubhook Squid

Common Clubhook Squid
Common Clubhook Squid
Onychoteuthis banksii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Coleoidea
Order: Teuthida
Suborder: Oegopsina
Family: Onychoteuthidae
Genus: Onychoteuthis
Species: O. banksii
Binomial name
Onychoteuthis banksii
(Leach, 1817)
  • Loligo banksi
    Leach, 1817

The Common Clubhook Squid (Onychoteuthis banksii) is a species of squid in the family Onychoteuthidae. It is the type species of the genus Onychoteuthis.


  • Leach, W.E. 1817. Synopsis of the Orders, Families, and Genera of the Class Cephalopoda. The Zoological Miscellany; being Descriptions of New or Interesting Animals 3(30): 137-141.
  • Pfeffer, G. 1912. Die Cephalopoden der Plankton-Expedition. Zugleich eine Monographische Übersicht der Oegopsiden Cephalopoden. Ergebniss der Plankton- Expedition der Humboldt-Stiftung 2: 1-815.

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