NeorossiaMichael Vecchione and Richard E. Young
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- Arms with biserial suckers.
- Greatly enlarged suckers in middle of arms II and III.
- Both arms I hectocotylized in males.
- Clubs expanded.
- Club suckers in 6-7 series.
- Photophores absent from ink sac.
- Epirenal bodies (see Austrorossia) present in males.
- Ink sac nonfunctional (no ink).
- Anal flaps poorly-developed.
Boltezky, S.v. 1971. Neorossia n.g. pro Rossia (Allorossia) caroli Joubin, 1902, with remarks on the generic status of Semirossia Steenstrup, 1887 (Mollusca: Cephalopoda). Bulletin of Marine Science, 21(4):964-969.
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- First online 01 September 2004
- Content changed 30 November 2003
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Vecchione, Michael and Richard E. Young. 2003. Neorossia http://tolweb.org/Neorossia/20026/2003.11.30 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Version 30 November 2003 (under construction).