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Belosaepia

Cephalopoda -

Taxonomy
Belosaepia is a genus.

It was assigned to Cephalopoda by Kosnik (2002).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Belosaepia Kosnik

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
RankNameAuthor
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
genusBelosaepia

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: base of the Ypresian to the top of the Priabonian or 56.00000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Alabama) Belosaepia indet. (80792)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8USA (Texas) B. pennae (83950 84337)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Nigeria B. sepioides (60711 77257)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3United Kingdom (England) B. sepioidea (8124)
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3USA (Alabama) B. saccaria, B. uncinata (92351) B. veatchi (81224)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Texas) B. ungula (99026) B. ungulata (7439)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Alabama) B. alabamensis, B. harrisi, B. uncinata (98355) B. ungula (90600)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (Louisiana) B. uncinata (98787) B. uncinata, B. veatchi (92346)
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0USA (North Carolina) B. sp. (5366 5367)
Priabonian38.0 - 33.9USA (Mississippi) B. sp. (6802)