order Octopoda

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Noun1.order Octopoda - octopuses and paper nautilusorder Octopoda - octopuses and paper nautilus  
animal order - the order of animals
Dibranchia, Dibranchiata, subclass Dibranchia, subclass Dibranchiata - comprising all living cephalopods except the family Nautilidae: the orders Octopoda (octopuses) and Decapoda (squids and cuttlefish)
octopod - a cephalopod with eight arms but lacking an internal shell
family Octopodidae, Octopodidae - a family of Octopoda
Argonautidae, family Argonautidae - represented solely by the genus Argonauta
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The complete mitochondrial genomes of two octopods Cistopus chinensis and Cistopus taiwanicus: Revealing the phylogenetic position of the genus Cistopus within the Order Octopoda. PLoS One, 8: e84216.
OCTO-FACTS The octopus is a cephalopod of the order Octopoda. The octopus inhabits many diverse regions of the ocean, especially coral reefs.
scolopes Berry, 1913 AN/BO Hawaii, USA Order TEUTHOIDEA Suborder MYOPSIDA Family Loliginidae Loligo chinensis Gray, 1849 ZH South China Sea Suborder OEGOPSIDA Family Chtenopterygidae Chtenopteryx sicula (Verany, 1851) AN Pacific Ocean Order OCTOPODA Suborder CIRRATA Family Cirroteuthidae Monterey Bay, CA Grimpoteuthis sp.