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Sepioteuthis is distinctive; unlike in many loliginid genera, controversy does not exists over which species should be included (Vecchione et al., 1998). These loliginids have a rather broad, posteriorly rounded mantle and fins that extend nearly the full length of the mantle. This gives them a Sepia-like appearance. They also lay eggs that are much larger than those of other loliginids. They usually are found in shallow tropical or subtropical regions.
A loliginid ...
- with fins in adults that occupy >85% ML; combined fin shape broadly elliptical.