Palaeoctopus Woodward 1896 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Cirroctopoda - Palaeoctopodidae

Parent taxon: Palaeoctopodidae according to D. Fuchs et al. 2008

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxon: Calais

Subtaxa: Palaeoctopus newboldi Palaeoctopus pelagicus

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Type: Calais newboldi

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Vallecillo [Vallecillo Platy Limestone Mbr, Agua Nueva Fm] (Cretaceous of Mexico)

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