Definitions for octopodiformes
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Octopodiformes is a superorder of the subclass Coleoidea, comprising the octopuses and the vampire squid. All members of Octopodiformes have eight arms.
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A superorder in the class CEPHALOPODA, consisting of the orders Octopoda (octopus) with over 200 species and Vampyromorpha with a single species. The latter is a phylogenetic relic but holds the key to the origins of Octopoda.
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