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Cryptocycloceras

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Cephalopoda
Order  Orthocerida
Phylum  Mollusca
Subclass  Orthoceratoidea
Rank  Genus
Similar  Armenoceras, Cyrtoceras, Nautiloid, Orthoceras

Bogoslovskya is an extinct genus of actively mobile carnivorous cephalopod that lived in what would be Europe during the Silurian from 422.9—418.7 mya, existing for approximately 4.2 million years.

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Taxonomy

Cryptocycloceras It was assigned to Orthocerida by Sepkoski (2002).

Morphology

The shell is usually long, and may be straight ("orthoconic") or gently curved. In life, these animals may have been similar to the modern squid, except for the long shell.

References

Cryptocycloceras Wikipedia


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