†family Actinosepiidae Doyle et al. 1994 (cuttlefish)

Cephalopoda - Sepiida - Actinosepiidae

Full reference: P. Doyle, D. T. Donovan, and M. Nixon. 1994. Phylogeny and systematics of the Coleoidea. University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 5:1-15

Parent taxon: Sepiida according to P. Doyle et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Adygeya, Amerirostra, Belemnosella, Belemnosis, Belocurta, Beloptera, Belopteridium, Belopterina, Belosaepiidae, Belosepiella, Belosepiellidae, Belosepiidae, Chondrophoridae, Groenlandibelus, Naefia, Notosepia, Sepiadariidae, Sepiidae, Spirula, Spirulirostrella, Spirulirostridium, Spirulirostrina, Styracoteuthis, Vasseuria

Subtaxa: Actinosepia

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Type: Actinosepia

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore


• Cretaceous of Canada (1: Alberta collection), United States (2: South Dakota)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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