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Argonauta Linnaeus 1758 (octopus)

Cephalopoda - Octopoda - Argonautidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15912

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Argonautidae according to D. M. Martill and M. J. Barker 2006

Sister taxa: Argonautinae, Mizuhobariinae

Subtaxa: Argonauta absyrtus, Argonauta tokunagai

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore