CEPHALOPODA,

Groves, Lindsey T. & Squires, Richard L., 2018, Annotated Catalog of the Fossil Invertebrates Described by, and Named for, William More Gabb (1839 - 1878), Zootaxa 4534 (1), pp. 1-150: 111

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4534.1.1

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CEPHALOPODA
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CEPHALOPODA 

GENERA AND HIGHER TAXA

Diptychoceras Gabb, 1869b: 143  . Type species: Diptychoceras laevis Gabb, 1869b: 144–145  , pl. 25, figs. 21–21b, by OD.

Helicancylus Gabb, 1869b: 140–141  . Type species: Ptychoceras aequicostatus Gabb, 1864b: 74  , pl. 25, fig. 20, by monotypy. Remarks: Helicancylcus is a nomen dubium, according to Vermeulen et al. (2013: 30).

Polorthidae  Gabb, 1872a: 260–261. Remarks: Gabb (1872a) erected this family based on examination of the bivalve Polorthus americana (Gabb)  , believing it to be a cephalopod and designated Polorthus  as the type genus of the new family. Stephenson (1937: 60) demonstrated that P. americana  is a boring bivalve.

Ptiloteuthis Gabb, 1869b: 128  . Type species: Ptiloteuthis foliatus Gabb, 1869b: 128–129  , pl. 19, fig. 4, by OD. Remarks: Actually a Cretaceous insect wing, according to Rehn (1939: 1–2).