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Palaeoctopodidae

Cephalopoda - Cirroctopoda - Palaeoctopodidae

Taxonomy
Palaeoctopodidae was named by Dollo (1912).

It was assigned to Cirroctopoda by Doyle et al. (1994); and to Octopoda by Fuchs et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Palaeoctopodidae Dollo
1994Palaeoctopodidae Doyle et al. p. 7
2008Palaeoctopodidae Fuchs et al. p. 1131

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassColeoideaBather 1888
superorderOctobrachiaFiorini 1981
orderCirroctopodaYoung 1989
familyPalaeoctopodidaeDollo 1912
familyPalaeoctopodidaeDollo 1912

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: Early/Lower Turonian or 93.50000 to 89.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Mexico (Nuevo LeĆ³n) Palaeoctopus pelagicus (84950)