Hercoglossa Conrad 1866 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Alternative spelling: Nautilus (Hercoglossa)

Synonyms: Enclimatoceras Hyatt 1883, Hercoglossa (Enclimatoceras) Hyatt 1883, Woodringia Stenzel 1940

Parent taxon: Hercoglossidae according to A. Gal√°cz 1988

See also Foord 1891, Gardner 1933, Gliozzi and Malatesta 1983, Kummel 1956, Miller 1947, Sepkoski 2002, Shimansky 1975, Squires and Demetrion 1992 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Aturoidea, Cimomia, Deltoidonautilus, Pseudaturoidea, Teichertia

Subtaxa: 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 peruviana Hercoglossa popenoei Hercoglossa rionegrensis Hercoglossa romeroi Hercoglossa simiensis Hercoglossa splendens Hercoglossa trichinopolitensis Hercoglossa tuomeyi Hercoglossa ulrichi Hercoglossa utaturensis Hercoglossa walteri Hercoglossa waringi

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (2 collections), Peru (2), Trinidad and Tobago (1), United States (3: Maryland, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of Angola (2), Argentina (4), Austria (1), Cuba (1), Denmark (2), France (1), Georgia (2), Kazakhstan (4), Madagascar (1), Mexico (1), the Russian Federation (6), Senegal (1), South Africa (1), Spain (1), Trinidad and Tobago (2), Turkmenistan (1), Ukraine (1), United States (38: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Maryland, Texas)

• Cretaceous of Egypt (2), India (1)

Total: 82 collections including 83 occurrences

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