Taxon profile


Nautilus Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Nautilida »  family Nautilidae

Temporal range:Carboniferous > Mississippian – recent

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

species Nautilus belauensis Saunders, 1981 - Palau Nautilus
species Nautilus macromphalus G.B. Sowerby II, 1849 - Bellybutton Nautilus
species Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 - Chambered Nautilus

Nautilus pompilius

species Nautilus stenomphalus G.B. Sowerby II, 1849 - White-patch Nautilus

Nautilus stenomphalus

Fossil taxa

species Nautilus clarkanus Hall, 1858
Carboniferous: Mississippian
species Nautilus cookanum Whitfield, 1892
Tertiary: Eocene
species Nautilus praepompilius Shimansky, 1957
Tertiary: Upper Eocene – Oligocene

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1286821]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Nautilus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Australian Faunal Directory [fad7d023-aadc-4ace-b428-dd93d947f9cc]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Nautilus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015

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