Taxon profile


Chambered Nautilus
Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758

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


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living fossil

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Nautilus pompilius pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 - Emperor Nautilus
subspecies Nautilus pompilius suluensis Habe & Okutani, 1988 - Chambered Nautilus

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [abf50c5d-62c4-4f50-8e2a-279eda3b0fe6]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Nautilus pompilius LINNÉ, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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