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  • Berthold, T. and T. Engeser. 1987. Phylogenetic analysis and systematization of the Cephalopoda (Mollusca). Verh. Naturwiss. Ver. Hamburg 29: 187-220.
  • Bonnaud, L., R. Boucher-Rodoni and M. Monnerot. 1997. Phylogeny of cephalopods infered from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Mol. Phylog. Evol. 7: 44-54.
  • Carlini, D. B. and J. E. Graves. 1999. Phylogenetic analysis of cytochrome c oxidase I sequences to determine higher-level relationships within the coleoid cephalopods. Bull. Mar. Sci., 64: 57-76.
  • Clarke, M. R. 1988. Evolution of recent cephalopods -- A brief review. P. 331-313. In: Clarke, M. R. and E. R. Trueman (Eds.). The Mollusca. Vol. 12. Paleontology and Neontology of Cephalopods. Academic Press, New York. 355pp.
  • Clarke, M., E. Denton and J. Gilpin-Brown. 1979. On the use of ammonium for buoyancy in squids. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U. K., 59: 259-276.
  • Doyle, P., D. T. Donovan and M. Nixon. 1994. Phylogeny and systematics of the Coleoidea. Univ. Kansas Paleont. Contrib. No. 5: 1-15.
  • Engeser, T. and K. Bandel. 1988. Phylogenetic classification of coleoid cephalopods. In: Wiedmann, J. and Kullmann, J. (Eds.), Cephalopods. Present and past. p105-115. Stuttgart.
  • Gofas, S. (2009). Coleoidea. In: MolluscaBase (2016). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at
  • Haas, W. 1989. Suckers and arm hooks in Coleoidea (Cephalopoda, Mollusca) and their bearing for phylogenetic systematics. Abh. Naturwiss. Ver. Hamburg, 28: 165-185.
  • Haas, W. 2002. The evolutionary history of the eight-armed Coleoidea. Abh. Geol. B.-A, 57: 341-351.
  • Hanlon, R. T. and J. B. Messenger. 1996. Cephalopod Behaviour. New York; Cambridge University Press: 232 pp.
  • Packard, A. and M. Wurtz. 1994. An octopus, Ocythoe, with a swimbladder and triple jets. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 344: 261-275.
  • Sweeney, M. J. and C. F. E. Roper / N. A. Voss, M. Vecchione, R. B. Toll and M. J. Sweeney, eds. 1998. Classification, type localities and type repositories of recent Cephalopoda. Systematics and Biogeography of Cephalopods. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 586 (I-II). 561-599
  • Vecchione, M., R. E. Young, D. T. Donovan and P. G. Rodhouse. 1999. Reevaluation of coleoid cephalopod relationships based on modified arms in the Jurassic coleoid Mastigophora. Lethaia, 32: In press.
  • Voss, G. L. 1988. Evolution and phylogenetic relationships of deep-sea octopods (Cirrata and Incirrata). P. 253-276. In: Clarke, M. R. and E. R. Trueman (Eds.). The Mollusca. Vol. 12. Paleontology and Neontology of Cephalopods. Academic Press, New York. 355pp.
  • Webber, D. M. and R. K. O'Dor. 1985. Respiration and swimming performance of short-finned squid (Illex illecebrosus). NAFO Sci. Coun. Studies, 9: 133-138.
  • Young, R. E. and M. Vecchione. (2002). Evolution of the gills in the Octopodiformes. Bull. Mar. Sci., 71:1003-1018.
  • Young, R. E. and M. Vecchione. 1996. Analysis of morphology to determine primary sister taxon relationships within coleoid cephalopods. Bull. Amer. Malac. Union 12:91-112.


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