Aturia alabamensis Morton 1834 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Aturiidae

Alternative combinations: Aturia (Brazaturia) alabamensis, Aturia alabamanensis, Nautilus alabamensis

Belongs to Aturia according to R. L. Squires 1988

See also Miller and Furnish 1938, Miller and Furnish 1939, Palmer and Brann 1965, Powell and Baum 1982 and Stenzel 1935

Sister taxa: Aturia (Aturia), Aturia (Brazaturia), Aturia (Nilaturia), Aturia (Sphenaturia), Aturia alaskensis, Aturia angustata, Aturia aturi, Aturia berryi, Aturia brazoensis, Aturia brueggeni, Aturia caroliameghinoi, Aturia clarkei, Aturia colombiana, Aturia coxi, Aturia cubaensis, Aturia dickersoni, Aturia felschi, Aturia formae, Aturia garretti, Aturia grandior, Aturia gujaratensis, Aturia kerniana, Aturia laticlavia, Aturia lotzi, Aturia luculoensis, Aturia mackayi, Aturia matsushitai, Aturia myrlae, Aturia narica, Aturia panamensis, Aturia peruviana, Aturia praeziczac, Aturia richardsi, Aturia rovasendiana, Aturia somaliensis, Aturia stansburiensis, Aturia triangula, Aturia turneri, Aturia vanuxemi, Aturia yokoyamai, Aturia ziczac

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 137.9


• Oligocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (1: Mississippi)

• Eocene of Libya (1), Mexico (1), Peru (3), United States (23: Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington)

Total: 30 collections each including a single occurrence

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