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Nautiloidea (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Nautiloidea Agassiz
1904Nautiloidea Martin p. 130
1958Nautiloidea Sweet
1964Nautiloidea Teichert et al. p. 411
2001Nautiloidea Wells and Houston p. 129
2005Nautiloidea Evans p. 9
2007Nautiloidea Landman et al. p. 55
2011Nautiloidea Evans
2016Nautiloidea Lehmann et al. p. 432

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847
subclassNautiloideaAgassiz 1847

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
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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Blackhillsian to the top of the Holocene or 478.60000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 477.7 Ma

Collections (3404 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ibexian488.3 - 471.8USA (New York) Nautiloidea indet. (64618)
Tremadoc485.4 - 477.7China (Hubei) Nautiloidea indet. (61726)
Early/Lower Ordovician485.4 - 470.0USA (New York) Nautiloidea indet. (290)
Tremadoc - Floian485.4 - 470.0USA (Utah) Nautiloidea indet. (154882)
Canadian485.4 - 468.1USA (Virginia) Nautiloidea indet. (80570 80573)
Blackhillsian478.6 - 471.8USA (Utah) Nautiloidea indet. (180739)
Blackhillsian478.6 - 471.8USA (Nevada) Nautiloidea indet. (77185)
Arenigian478.6 - 468.1USA (Virginia) Nautiloidea indet. (6980)
Arenigian478.6 - 468.1Argentina Nautilida indet. (24313)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) Nautiloidea indet. (80771 80774)
Arenig478.6 - 466.0USA (North Dakota) Nautiloidea indet. (429)
Floian477.7 - 470.0Morocco Nautiloidea orthocones (197278)
Whiterockian471.8 - 457.5USA (Nevada) Nautiloidea indet. (300)
Middle Ordovician470.0 - 458.4USA (Tennessee) Nautiloidea indet. (319 329)
Middle Ordovician - Late/Upper Ordovician470.0 - 443.4Canada (Nunavut) Cyrtogomphoceras sp. (24125 24222)
Middle Ordovician - Late/Upper Ordovician470.0 - 443.4Canada (Manitoba) Cyrtogomphoceras sp. (24165)
Middle Ordovician - Late/Upper Ordovician470.0 - 443.4Canada (Mantiboa) Cyrtogomphoceras sp. (24163)
Middle Ordovician - Late/Upper Ordovician470.0 - 443.4Canada (Saskatchewan) Cyrtogomphoceras sp. (24164)
Chazyan468.1 - 460.9Canada (Northwest Territories) Nautiloidea indet. (402)
Llanvirnian - Llandeilian468.1 - 460.9USA (Alaska) Nautiloidea indet. (13615)