Hercoglossa danica Schlotheim 1820 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Alternative combinations: Hercoglossa danicus, Nautilus (Hercoglossa) danicus, Nautilus danicus

Belongs to Hercoglossa according to E. Gliozzi and A. Malatesta 1983

See also Foord and Crick 1890, Kummel 1956, Shimansky 1975 and Wiedmann 1960

Sister taxa: Hercoglossa asiatica, 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

Subtaxa: Hercoglossa danica indica

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 65.0


• Paleocene of Austria (1 collection), Denmark (2), France (1), Georgia (2), Kazakhstan (4), the Russian Federation (4), Spain (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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