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What is the scientific classification of an octopus?

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03/28/2011

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Mollusca

Class: Cephalopoda

Superorder: Octopodiformes

Order: Octopoda

There are two suborders, Cirrina and Incirrina, and within those two suborders there are many families and then species.