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Octopus Cuvier, 1798

1291005  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:1291005)

accepted
Genus
Species Octopus abaculus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Species Octopus aculeatus d'Orbigny, 1834 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus adamsi Benham, 1944
Species Octopus aegina Gray, 1849
Species Octopus alatus (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus alberti Joubin, 1895
Species Octopus alecto Berry, 1953
Species Octopus alphaeus Norman, 1992
Species Octopus alpheus Norman, 1993
Species Octopus amboinensis Brock, 1887
Species Octopus araneoides Taki, 1964
Species Octopus arborescens Hoyle, 1904
Species Octopus areolatus De Haan, 1839-1841 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus aspilosomatis Norman, 1993
Species Octopus australis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus balboai Voss, 1971
Species Octopus bandensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus berenice Gray, 1849
Species Octopus berrima Stanks & Norman, 1992
Species Octopus bimaculatus Verrill, 1883
Species Octopus bimaculoides Pickford & McConnaughey, 1949
Species Octopus bocki Adam, 1941
Species Octopus boscii
Species Octopus brachiotomus Keable, S J & Norman
Species Octopus briareus Robson, 1929
Species Octopus brocki Ortmann, 1888
Species Octopus bulbus Norman, 2001
Species Octopus bunurong Stranks, 1990
Species Octopus burryi Voss, 1950
Species Octopus caerulescens Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus californicus Berry, 1911
Species Octopus campbelli Smith, 1902
Species Octopus capensis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus capricornicus Norman & Finn, 2001
Species Octopus carolinensis Verrill, 1884
Species Octopus cephea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus chierchiae Jatta, 1889
Species Octopus chuni Grimpe, 1922
Species Octopus ciliatus Rang, 1837
Species Octopus conispadiceus Sasaki, 1917
Species Octopus cordiformis Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus cornutus Owen, 1881
Species Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus defilippi Vérany, 1851
Species Octopus dierythraeus Norman, 1992
Species Octopus digueti Perrier & Rochebrune, 1894
Species Octopus diminutus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2008
Species Octopus dubius Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus elegans Brock, 1887
Species Octopus exannulatus Norman, 1992
Species Octopus fangsiao d'Orbigny, 1839-1841 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus favonius Gray, 1849
Species Octopus filamentosus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus filosus Howell, 1867
Species Octopus fitchi Berry, 1953
Species Octopus fujitai Sasaki, 1929
Species Octopus fusiformis Brock, 1887
Species Octopus gardineri Hoyle, 1905
Species Octopus gibbsi O'Shea, 1999
Species Octopus globosus Appelöf, 1886
Species Octopus gorgonus Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus graptus Norman, 1992
Species Octopus guangdongenis Dong, 1976
Species Octopus hardwickei Gray, 1849
Species Octopus harpedon Norman, 2001
Species Octopus hattai Sasaki, 1929
Species Octopus hawaiiensis Eydoux & Souleyet, 1852
Species Octopus hoeki Joubin, 1898
Species Octopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826
Species Octopus hubbsorum Berry, 1953
Species Octopus humilis Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus huttoni Benham, 1943
Species Octopus hyadesi Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
Species Octopus incella Kaneko & Kubodera, 2007
Species Octopus inconspicuus Brock, 1887
Species Octopus insularis Leite, Haimovici, Molina & Warnke, 2008
Species Octopus joubini Robson, 1929
Species Octopus kagoshimensis Ortmann, 1888
Species Octopus kaharoa O'Shea, 1999
Species Octopus kaurna Stranks, 1990
Species Octopus kermadecensis (Berry, 1914)
Species Octopus laqueus Kaneko & Kubodera, 2005
Species Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny, 1826 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus lobensis Castellanos & Menni, 1969
Species Octopus longispadiceus (Sasaki, 1917)
Species Octopus luteus (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus machikii Brock, 1887
Species Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus maculosa (Hoyle, 1883)
Species Octopus magnificus Villanueva, Sanchez & Compagno, 1992
Species Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880
Species Octopus marginatus Taki, 1964
Species Octopus mariles Huffard, 2007
Species Octopus maya Voss & Solis, 1966
Species Octopus medoria Gray, 1849
Species Octopus membranaceus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus mercatoris Adam, 1937
Species Octopus mernoo O'Shea, 1999
Species Octopus microphthalmus Goodrich, 1896
Species Octopus micropyrsus Berry, 1953
Species Octopus micros Norman, 2001
Species Octopus mimus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus minor (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus mollis Gould, 1852
Species Octopus monterosatoi Fra Piero, 1895
Species Octopus moschites Carus, 1824
Species Octopus mototi Norman, 1992
Species Octopus mutilans Taki, 1942
Species Octopus nanhaiensis Dong, 1976
Species Octopus nanus Adam, 1973
Species Octopus niveus Lesson, 1830 in Lesson, 1830-1831
Species Octopus nocturnus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Species Octopus occidentalis Steenstrup in Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus ochotensis (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus oculifer Hoyle, 1904
Species Octopus oliveri (Berry, 1914)
Species Octopus ornatus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus oshimai (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus ovulum Sasaki, 1917
Species Octopus pallidus Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus parvus Sasaki, 1917
Species Octopus penicillifer Berry, 1954
Species Octopus pentherinus Rochebrune & Mabille, 1889
Species Octopus peronii Lesueur, 1821
Species Octopus polyzenia Gray, 1849
Species Octopus prashadi Adam, 1939
Species Octopus pricei Berry, 1913
Species Octopus pumilus Norman & Sweeney, 1997
Species Octopus pusillus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus pustulosus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus pyrum Norman, Hochberg & C.C. Lu, 1997
Species Octopus rapanui Voss, 1979
Species Octopus robsoni Adam, 1941
Species Octopus roosevelti Stuart, 1941
Species Octopus rubescens Berry, 1953
Species Octopus salutii Vérany, 1836
Species Octopus sanctaehelenae Robson, 1929
Species Octopus saphenia Gray, 1849
Species Octopus sasakii Taki, 1942
Species Octopus selene Voss, 1971
Species Octopus spinosus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus striolatus Dong, 1976
Species Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus taprobanensis Robson, 1926
Species Octopus tehuelchus d'Orbigny, 1834 in d'Orbigny, 1834-1847
Species Octopus tenebricus Smith, 1884
Species Octopus tenuipulvinus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852
Species Octopus teuthoides Robson, 1929
Species Octopus tonganus Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus tsugarensis Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus validus Sasaki, 1920
Species Octopus variabilis (Sasaki, 1929)
Species Octopus variolatus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus varunae Oommen, 1971
Species Octopus veligero Berry, 1953
Species Octopus ventricosus Grant, 1827
Species Octopus venustus Rang, 1837
Species Octopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886
Species Octopus verrucosus Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus vitiensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus warringa Stranks, 1990
Species Octopus winckworthi Robson, 1926
Species Octopus wolfi (Wülker, 1913)
Species Octopus yendoi (Sasaki, 1920)
Species Octopus zonatus Voss, 1968

Species Octopus albus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus alderii Vérany, 1851 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus apollyon (S.S. Berry, 1912) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus aranea d'Orbigny, 1834 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Octopus filamentosus Blainville, 1826
Species Octopus arcticus Prosch, 1847 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)
Species Octopus argus Krauss, 1848 accepted as Octopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826
Species Octopus atlanticus d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830 in Delle Chiaje, 1823-1831
Species Octopus bairdii Verrill, 1873 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)
Species Octopus bakerii d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus bermudensis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus bitentaculatus Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus brevipes d'Orbigny, 1834 in d'Orbigny, 1834-1847 accepted as Japetella diaphana Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus brevitentaculatus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus carenae Verany, 1839 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Octopus cassiopeia Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus catenulata Férussac, 1834 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Octopus chromatus Heilprin, 1888 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus cirrhosus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Species Octopus cocco Vérany, 1846 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1839-41 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848)
Species Octopus cocco Risso, 1854 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1839-41 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848)
Species Octopus coerulescentes Fra Piero, 1895 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus coerulescentes Arbanasich, 1895 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus communis Park, 1885 accepted as Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880
Species Octopus cuvieri d'Orbigny, 1826 accepted as Callistoctopus lechenaultii (d'Orbigny, 1826)
Species Octopus cuvierii d'Orbigny, 1826 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Octopus lechenaultii d'Orbigny, 1826 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus dana Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Octopus danae Joubin & Robson, 1929 accepted as Scaeurgus unicirrhus (Delle Chiaje, 1839-41 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848)
Species Octopus didynamus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910) accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus dollfusi Robson, 1928 accepted as Octopus aegina Gray, 1849
Species Octopus duplex Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus superciliosus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
Species Octopus equivocus (Robson, 1929) accepted as Octopus defilippi Vérany, 1851
Species Octopus ergasticus P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892 accepted as Benthoctopus ergasticus (P. Fischer & H. Fischer, 1892)
Species Octopus eudora Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus eylais d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847 accepted as Cranchia scabra Leach, 1817
Species Octopus favonia Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus favonius Gray, 1849
Species Octopus filosa Howell, 1867 accepted as Octopus filosus Howell, 1867
Species Octopus fimbriatus Rüppell, 1839-1841 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Octopus horridus d'Orbigny, 1826
Species Octopus flindersi Cotton, 1932 accepted as Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880
Species Octopus fontanianus d'Orbigny, 1834 in d'Orbigny, 1834-1847 accepted as Robsonella fontaniana (d'Orbigny, 1834 in d'Orbigny, 1834-1847)
Species Octopus frayedus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus furvus Gould, 1852 accepted as Callistoctopus furvus (Gould, 1852)
Species Octopus geryonea Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus americanus Montfort, 1802 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus gilbertianus Berry, 1912 accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus glaber Rüppell in Wülker, 1920 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus gracilis Verrill, 1884 accepted as Octopus defilippi Vérany, 1851
Species Octopus gracilis Souleyet, 1852 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830 in Delle Chiaje, 1823-1831
Species Octopus granosus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus granulatus Lamarck, 1799 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus groenlandicus Steenstrup, 1856 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)
Species Octopus guangdongensis Dong, 1976 accepted as Abdopus guangdongensis (Dong, 1976)
Species Octopus harmandi Rochebrune, 1882 accepted as Octopus niveus Lesson, 1830 in Lesson, 1830-1831
Species Octopus herdmani Hoyle, 1904 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus heteropus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus horsti Joubin, 1898 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus hoylei (S.S. Berry, 1909) accepted as Pteroctopus hoylei (S.S. Berry, 1909)
Species Octopus hummelincki Adam, 1936 accepted as Octopus filosus Howell, 1867
Species Octopus hyalinus Rang, 1837 accepted as Tremoctopus gelatus Thomas, 1977
Species Octopus incertus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus indicus Rapp, 1835 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Cistopus indicus (Rapp, 1835 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848)
Species Octopus januarii Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Benthoctopus januarii (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Octopus kempi Robson, 1929 accepted as Macrotritopus defilippi (Vérany, 1851)
Species Octopus koellikerii Verany, 1847 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830 in Delle Chiaje, 1823-1831
Species Octopus leioderma (Berry, 1911) accepted as Benthoctopus leioderma (Berry, 1911)
Species Octopus lentus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)
Species Octopus leucoderma San Giovanni, 1829 accepted as Eledone cirrhosa (Lamarck, 1798)
Species Octopus levis Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Benthoctopus levis (Hoyle, 1885)
Species Octopus longimanus Férussac, 1839 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus lothei Chun, 1913 accepted as Benthoctopus lothei (Chun, 1913)
Species Octopus lunulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1832 accepted as Hapalochlaena lunulata (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
Species Octopus macropodus SanGiovanni, 1829 accepted as Octopus macropus Risso, 1826
Species Octopus maculatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus maculosus Hoyle, 1883 accepted as Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883)
Species Octopus madokai Berry, 1921 accepted as Octopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus marmoratus Hoyle, 1885 accepted as Octopus cyanea Gray, 1849
Species Octopus megalocyathus Gould, 1852 accepted as Enteroctopus megalocyathus (Gould, 1852)
Species Octopus microstomus Reynaud, 1831 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830 in Delle Chiaje, 1823-1831
Species Octopus minimus d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847 accepted as Argonauta hians Lightfoot, 1786
Species Octopus moschatus Lamarck, 1798 accepted as Eledone moschata (Lamarck, 1798)
Species Octopus moschatus Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus neglectus Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Amphioctopus neglectus (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
Species Octopus nierstraszi Adam, 1938 accepted as Hapalochlaena nierstraszi (Adam, 1938)
Species Octopus niger Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus niger Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus obesus Verrill, 1880 accepted as Bathypolypus arcticus (Prosch, 1847)
Species Octopus ocellatus Gray, 1849 accepted as Octopus fangsiao d'Orbigny, 1839-1841 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848
Species Octopus octopodia Tryon, 1879 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus patagonicus Lönnberg, 1898 accepted as Enteroctopus megalocyathus (Gould, 1852)
Species Octopus pictus Verrill, 1883 accepted as Octopus verrilli Hoyle, 1886
Species Octopus pictus Blainville, 1826 accepted as Ocythoe tuberculata Rafinesque, 1814
Species Octopus pictus Brock, 1882 accepted as Hapalochlaena maculosa (Hoyle, 1883)
Species Octopus pilosus Risso, 1826 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus piscatorum Verrill, 1879 accepted as Benthoctopus piscatorum (A.E. Verrill, 1879)
Species Octopus punctatus Gabb, 1862 accepted as Enteroctopus dofleini (Wülker, 1910)
Species Octopus pustulosus Sasaki, 1920 accepted as Octopus madokai Berry, 1921 accepted as Octopus hongkongensis Hoyle, 1885
Species Octopus quoyanus d'Orbigny, 1834 in 1834-1847 accepted as Tremoctopus violaceus Delle Chiaje, 1830 in Delle Chiaje, 1823-1831
Species Octopus rabassin Risso, 1854 accepted as Octopus vulgaris Cuvier, 1797
Species Octopus rex Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 accepted as Amphioctopus rex (Nateewathana & Norman, 1999)
Species Octopus robustus Brock, 1887 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus ruber Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus rufus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus rugosus Bosc, 1792 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus salebrosus Sasaki, 1920 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus saluzzii Naef, 1923 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus schultzei (Hoyle, 1910) (unaccepted)
Species Octopus semipalmatus Owen, 1836 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus siamensis Nateewathana & Norman, 1999 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus sinensis d'Orbigny, 1834 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus smedleyi Robson, 1932 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus sponsalis Fischer & Fischer, 1892 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus stictochrus Voss, 1971 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tenuicirrus Sasaki, 1929 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tetracirrhus Chiaie, 1830 in 1823-1831 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tetradynamus Rafinesque, 1814 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus titanotus Troschel, 1857 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tritentaculatus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus troscheli Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Targioni-Tozzetti, 1869 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus tuberculatus Blainville, 1826 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus unicirrhus Delle Chiaje, 1839-41 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus velifer Férussac, 1835 in 1834-1848 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus vincenti Pickford, 1955 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus violaceus Risso, 1854 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus vulgare Cuvier, 1797 (unaccepted)
Species Octopus westerniensis d'Orbigny, 1834 in Férussac & d'Orbigny, 1834-1848 (unaccepted)
marine
recent only
Tab. Elém.
page(s): 380 [details]   
Taxonomic remark [Priority doubtful.] (Nomen. Zool.). Authority given in WoRMS as Cuvier, 1797.  
Taxonomic remark [Priority doubtful.] (Nomen. Zool.). Authority given in WoRMS as Cuvier, 1797. [details]
IRMNG (2021). Octopus Cuvier, 1798. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=1291005 on 2021-09-16
Date
action
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2006-09-20 22:00:00Z
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2011-12-31 23:00:00Z
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original description Tab. Elém.
page(s): 380 [details]   

basis of record SN2000/Boss, 1982 [details]   

basis of record Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

verified source for family WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

name verified source Neave, S. A. (1939-1996). Nomenclator Zoologicus vol. 1-10 Online. [developed by uBio, hosted online at MBLWHOI Library]. , available online at http://ubio.org/NomenclatorZoologicus/ [details]   

current name source WoRMS (Mar 2013) [details]   

current name source CoL2006 [details]   

extant flag source SN2000/Boss, 1982 [details]   

habitat flag source Aphia 2006 [details]   

original description  (of Ortopus Maitland, 1897) Prodr. Faune Pays-Bas & Belg. Flamande
page(s): 26 [details]   
From other sources
Descriptive info Includes marine species (Aphia 2006) [details]

Taxonomic remark [Priority doubtful.] (Nomen. Zool.). Authority given in WoRMS as Cuvier, 1797. [details]

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