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Synonyms: Argonautides

Wikipedia Abstract

The Argonautidae are a family of cephalopods encompassing the modern paper nautiluses of the genus Argonauta along with several extinct genera of shelled octopods. All eggcases possessing nodes, ribs, and a double keel, with the exception of those of Kapal batavus, have been assigned to Argonauta. Eggcases lacking these morphological features have been placed in the other Argonautidae genera. Fossil Argonautidae eggcases have been described from Japan, New Zealand, Sumatra, Europe, and California.
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Argonauta (12)
Izumonauta (1)
Mizuhobaris (1)

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External References

Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0