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Palaeoctopus Woodward 1896 (octopus)

Cephalopoda - Coleoidea - Palaeoctopodidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15915

Parent taxon: Palaeoctopodidae according to D. Fuchs et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Calais

Subtaxa: Palaeoctopus newboldi, Palaeoctopus pelagicus

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Type: Calais newboldi

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore