Hercoglossa peruviana Berry 1923 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Alternative combination: Hercoglossa (Enclimatoceras) peruviana

Synonym: Hercoglossa restinense Miller and Thompson 1933

Belongs to Hercoglossa according to A. K. Miller and H. R. Downs 1950

See also Miller 1947 and Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Hercoglossa asiatica, Hercoglossa danica, Hercoglossa diderrichi, Hercoglossa gardnerae, Hercoglossa harrisi, Hercoglossa indica, Hercoglossa madagascariensis, Hercoglossa majungaensis, Hercoglossa maracaiboensis, Hercoglossa mcglameryae, Hercoglossa merriami, Hercoglossa orbiculata, Hercoglossa pavlowi, Hercoglossa popenoei, Hercoglossa rionegrensis, Hercoglossa romeroi, Hercoglossa simiensis, Hercoglossa splendens, Hercoglossa trichinopolitensis, Hercoglossa tuomeyi, Hercoglossa ulrichi, Hercoglossa utaturensis, Hercoglossa walteri, Hercoglossa waringi

Type specimens:

  • Hercoglossa peruviana: Johns Hopkins Uni(unknown number), a shell.
  • Hercoglossa restinense:

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 150.2


• Eocene of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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