Name: Pohlsepia
Phonetic: Pol-sep-e-ah.
Named By: Joanne Kluessendorf‭ & ‬Peter Doyle‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.
Classification: Mollusca,‭ ‬Cephalopoda,‭ ‬Octopoda.
Species: P.‭ ‬mazonensis.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: USA.
Time period: Late Carboniferous.
Fossil representation: Preserved flat on a stone.

       Dating to the Carboniferous period,‭ ‬Pohlsepia is so far one of the oldest known cephalopods.

Further reading
Pohlsepia mazonensis,‭ ‬an early‭ '‬octopus‭' ‬from the Carboniferous of Illinois,‭ ‬USA,‭ ‬Joanne Kluessendorf‭ & ‬Peter Doyle‭ ‬-‭ ‬2000.


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