Angulithes aegyptiacus Foord 1891 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Nautilidae

Alternative combination: Nautilus (Hercoglossa) aegyptiacus

Full reference: A. H. Foord. 1891. Catalogue of the Fossil Cephalopoda in the British Museum (Natural History), Part II. Containing the Remainder of the Suborder Nautiloidea, Consisting of the Families Lituitidae, Trochoceratidae, and Nautilidae, with a Supplement 1-407

Belongs to Angulithes according to B. Kummel 1956

See also Foord 1891

Sister taxa: Angulithes calvimontensis, Angulithes cassinianus, Angulithes disculus, Angulithes eliotti, Angulithes fleuriausianus, Angulithes galea, Angulithes mermeti, Angulithes rugatus, Angulithes vascogoticus, Angulithes westphalicus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mokattam escarpment, which is in a Lutetian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Mokattam Formation of Egypt

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mokattam escarpment

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