Orthoceras regulare

Mineral ART Gallery2018

Città della Scienza

Città della Scienza
Napoli, Italy

A hunter of Paleozoic seas
The orthoceratites were predator nautiloids, cephalopod mollusk with a straight shell. The soft body lived at the open wide end of the conic shell. The shell was divided in chambers by the septa, which during the growth separated the old living chamber by the new one.


  • Title: Orthoceras regulare
  • Creator: Mineral ART Gallery
  • Date: 2018
  • Location: Floor 0
  • Medium: Object

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