Nautilus sp

Scale bar = 5cm

Description

Middle Jurassic, Inferior Oolite
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M1620
Description:

This is fossil of an extant (still living) genus. Nautilus is a type of free swimming predatory cephalopod, the animal has good eyesight and many tentacles for catching prey. The name Nautilus is derived from the ancient Greek nautes meaning
Moore, C.

Classification

Mollusca
Visceroconcha
Cephalopoda
Nautiloidea
Nautilida
Nautilidae
Nautilus
sp.