Aturia myrlae Hanna 1927 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Aturiidae

Alternative combination: Aturia myrli

Full reference: M. A. Hanna. 1927. An Eocene invertebrate fauna from the La Jolla Quadrangle, California . University of California Publications Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 16(8):247-398

Belongs to Aturia according to R. L. Squires 1984

See also Hanna 1927, Miller 1947, Schenck 1931 and Squires and Demetrion 1992

Sister taxa: Aturia (Aturia), Aturia (Brazaturia), Aturia (Nilaturia), Aturia (Sphenaturia), Aturia alabamensis, Aturia alaskensis, Aturia angustata, Aturia aturi, Aturia berryi, Aturia brazoensis, Aturia brueggeni, Aturia caroliameghinoi, Aturia clarkei, Aturia colombiana, Aturia coxi, Aturia cubaensis, Aturia dickersoni, Aturia felschi, Aturia formae, Aturia garretti, Aturia grandior, Aturia gujaratensis, Aturia kerniana, Aturia laticlavia, Aturia lotzi, Aturia luculoensis, Aturia mackayi, Aturia matsushitai, Aturia narica, Aturia panamensis, Aturia peruviana, Aturia praeziczac, Aturia richardsi, Aturia rovasendiana, Aturia somaliensis, Aturia stansburiensis, Aturia triangula, Aturia turneri, Aturia vanuxemi, Aturia yokoyamai, Aturia ziczac

Type specimen: UCMP 31089, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3989, Tecolote Valley, which is in a Lutetian submarine fan shale in the Ardath Formation of California.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 102.5


• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (8: California)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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