Hercoglossa majungaensis Obata and Kanie 1978 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Full reference: I. Obata and Y. Kanie. 1978. Danian Nautiloid from Majunga, Northwest Madagascar. Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo, Series C (Geology and Paleontology) 4(2):73-84

Belongs to Hercoglossa according to I. Obata and Y. Kanie 1978

Sister taxa: Hercoglossa asiatica, Hercoglossa danica, Hercoglossa diderrichi, Hercoglossa gardnerae, Hercoglossa harrisi, Hercoglossa indica, Hercoglossa madagascariensis, 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

Type specimen: NSM.PM 9360, a shell. Its type locality is Location Mj 9'-3, which is in a Danian marine chalk in Madagascar.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 380.0

Distribution: found only at Location Mj 9'-3

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