Taxon profile


Knobby Argonaut
Argonauta nodosus Lightfoot, 1786

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Mollusca - mollusks »  class Cephalopoda - cephalopods »  order Octopoda »  family Argonautidae »  genus Argonauta - Argonauts

Scientific synonyms

Argonauta nodosa Lightfoot, 1786 (misspelling) m
Argonauta gracilis Kirk, 1885
Argonauta oryzata Meuschen, 1787
Argonauta tuberculata (misspelling) m
Argonauta vitrea Perry, 1810 (misspelling) m

Other names

= Knobbed Argonaut
= Knobbly Paper-nautilus

Least Concern LC  as Argonauta nodosa


Argonauta nodosus -  Knobby Argonaut

Author: Powell, A.W.B.

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Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [de5e4ea8-70f9-446d-ac6d-c3a394b4c1af]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Argonauta nodosa Lightfoot, 1786]
Data retrieved on: 12 February 2015
EN Galli C.: WMSDB - Wolrdwide Mollusc Species Data Base July 10, 2013 [] [as Argonauta nodosa Lightfoot, 1786]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2013
CZ Pfleger V. (1999): České názvy živočichů III. Měkkýši (Mollusca), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 108 pp. [as Argonauta nodosa LIGHTFOOT, 1786]
Data retrieved on: 11 November 2013

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