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Palaeoteuthis

Cephalopoda -

Taxonomy
Palaeoteuthis was named by d'Orbigny (1849). It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Cephalopoda by Teichert et al. (1964).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Palaeoteuthis d'Orbigny p. 281
1964Palaeoteuthis Teichert et al. p. 478

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
genusPalaeoteuthisd'Orbigny 1849

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: fast-movingc
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2004-02-28 11:51:48
Modified: 2010-02-12 03:59:54
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: Late/Upper Barremian or 130.00000 to 125.45000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Barremian130.0 - 125.45France P. infira (75576)