Species under Callistoctopus
n= 13
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Callistoctopus alpheus
(Norman, 1993)
Capricorn octopus Western Pacific 43
Callistoctopus aspilosomatis
(Norman, 1993)
Plain-body octopus Central Pacific 44
Callistoctopus bunurong
(Stranks, 1990)
Southern white-spot octopus Southwest Pacific
Callistoctopus dierythraeus
(Norman, 1993)
Indo-West Pacific 80
Callistoctopus graptus
(Norman, 1993)
Scribbled octopus Indo-West Pacific 130
Callistoctopus kermadecensis
(Berry, 1914)
Southwest Pacific
Callistoctopus lechenaultii
(D'Orbigny, 1826)
Eastern Indian Ocean
Callistoctopus luteus
(Sasaki, 1929)
Small-spot octopus Western Pacific 70
Callistoctopus macropus
(Risso, 1826)
White-spotted octopus Circumglobal in warm to temperate waters 18
Callistoctopus nocturnus
(Norman & Sweeney, 1997)
Philippine octopus Western Central Pacific 35
Callistoctopus ornatus
(Gould, 1852)
White-striped octopus Indo-Pacific 120
Callistoctopus rapanui
(Voss, 1979)
Rapanui octopus Southeast Pacific
Callistoctopus xiaohongxu
Zheng, Xu & Li, 2022
Northwest Pacific
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