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evolutionary relationships of the octopodid genus Thaumeledone ( Cephalopoda : Octopodidae ) from the Southern

  title={evolutionary relationships of the octopodid genus Thaumeledone ( Cephalopoda : Octopodidae ) from the Southern},
  author={Jan M. Strugnell and Martin A. Collins and A. Louise Allcock},
Recent trawling in the Southern Ocean has yielded individuals of a number of species of the deep sea octopod genus Thaumeledone. This paper provides the first molecular study of the genus, employing molecular sequences from five mitochondrial (12S rDNA, 16S rDNA, COI, COIII, cytochrome oxidase b) and a single nuclear gene (rhodopsin) and includes representatives of each of the known Southern Ocean species. Thaumeledone rotunda, believed to be circumpolar in distribution and found in relatively… Expand

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