Hercoglossa popenoei Miller and Downs 1950 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Full reference: A. K. Miller and H. R. Downs. 1950. Tertiary nautiloids of the Americas: supplement. Journal of Paleontology 24:1-18

Belongs to Hercoglossa according to A. Gal√°cz 1988

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 peruviana, Hercoglossa rionegrensis, Hercoglossa romeroi, Hercoglossa simiensis, Hercoglossa splendens, Hercoglossa trichinopolitensis, Hercoglossa tuomeyi, Hercoglossa ulrichi, Hercoglossa utaturensis, Hercoglossa walteri, Hercoglossa waringi

Type specimen: UCLA 10655, a shell. Its type locality is UCLA 2372, Arroyo Santa Catarina, which is in a Selandian marine sandstone in the Sepultura Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 91.4

Distribution:

• Paleocene of Cuba (1 collection), Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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