Octopoda facts for kids
Temporal range: 323 mya Upper Carboniferous – present
|The common octopus, Octopus vulgaris.|
Octopods are put into two suborders. One, the Incirrina, is composed of the well-known Octopus of rocky shores and coral reefs and its relatives. The other suborder, the Cirrina, contains octopods whose tentacles are linked by an umbrella-like mantle, so their activity is rather different from the common octopus.
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