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Hercoglossa popenoei

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Hercoglossidae

Taxonomy
Hercoglossa popenoei was named by Miller and Downs (1950). Its type specimen is UCLA 10655, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is UCLA 2372, Arroyo Santa Catarina, which is in a Selandian marine sandstone in the Sepultura Formation of Mexico.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Hercoglossa popenoei Miller and Downs p. 6 figs. Pl 5, figs 1,2; text-fig 1
1988Hercoglossa popenoei Gal√°cz p. 265 fig. 2,3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
orderNautilidaAgassiz 1847
superfamilyNautiloidea(de Blainville 1825)
familyHercoglossidaeSpath 1927
genusHercoglossaConrad 1866
speciespopenoei

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.

Hercoglossa popenoei Miller and Downs 1950
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height450.136.5100.041.530.2
shell diameter491.457.0270.067.5103.2
shell inflation40.3410.0013.002.251.44

Composition: aragoniteo
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedc
Created: 2005-01-28 02:35:00
Modified: 2009-09-27 12:10:42
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2003, Kiessling 2004

Age range: Selandian or 61.60000 to 59.20000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Cuba Hercoglossa popenoei (179959)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Mexico Hercoglossa popenoei (type locality: 180402)