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Noun1.Nautilidae - spiral-shelled cephalopods
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
Cephalopoda, class Cephalopoda - octopuses; squids; cuttlefish; pearly nautilus
genus Nautilus - type genus and sole recent representative of the family Nautilidae
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'Cephalopods of the world An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species known to date Volume 1 Chambered nautiluses and sepioids (Nautilidae, Sepiidae, Sepiolidae, Sepiadariidae, Idiosepiidae and Spirulidae) FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes 4(1), FAO Rome.
It is recorded in the upper Cenomanian Neolobites vibrayeanus subzone of the IT and the Calycoceras (Eucalycoceras) guerangeri zone of the WPCP, and includes the co-occurrence of Angulithes with Neolobites, in the Nautilidae and Engonoceratidae in both basins, and of Euomphaloceras with Calycoceras, in the Acanthoceratidae in the former, and of Calycoceras, in the same family, in the latter.
All cephalopods save the Nautilidae possess the ability to rapidly modify their body coloration (1).