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Angulithes vascogoticus

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Nautilidae

Angulithes vascogoticus was named by Wiedmann (1960). Its type specimen is GPIT Ce 1162/35, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Between Quintanabaldo and Puentedei, which is in a Cenomanian carbonate marl in Spain.

It was recombined as Deltoidonautilus vascogoticus by Shimansky (1975).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1960Angulithes vascogoticus Wiedmann p. 191 figs. Pl 27, fig 3; text-figs 22,23
1975Deltoidonautilus vascogoticus Shimansky p. 137
2000Angulithes vascogoticus Wilmsen

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyNautiloidea(de Blainville 1825)
familyNautilidaede Blainville 1825
genusAngulithesMontfort 1808

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.

No diagnoses are available
shell height154.0
shell diameter182.0
shell inflation10.001

Composition: aragoniteo
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: nektonicf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2009-09-27 10:10:59
Modified: 2009-09-27 12:10:59
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Turonian or 99.60000 to 89.30000 Ma

Collections (5 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain (Burgos) Angulithes vascogoticus (type locality: 171056)
Late/Upper Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Spain Angulithes vascogoticus (171641 171643 171657)
Early/Lower Turonian93.5 - 89.3Spain Angulithes vascogoticus (187006)