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d'Orbigny, 1848

Internal shell reduced to a slender, horny pen. Body slender, with well-developed fins equivalent to more than half length of mantle. Arms relatively short. Dorsal anterior mantle edge produced, extending between eyes. Male with left ventral arm hectocotylized.

Source: Hayward, 1990.

The following subtaxa of this family occur in the region:

Genus Alloteuthis
Alloteuthis media
Alloteuthis subulata
Genus Loligo
Loligo forbesi
Loligo vulgaris

Family Loliginidae