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knobbed argonaut (Argonauta nodosa) latin dict size=42   common dict size=512
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knobbed argonaut (Argonauta nodosa)

Fig. 117; Paper Nautilus. From the Tropical Pacific
Subject: Argonauta, Nautilus
Tag: Shellfish
Date 1905
Author Alfred G Mayer (1868–1922)   
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English: Alfred Goldsborough Mayer (1906) Sea-Shore Life : the Invertebrates of the New York Coast and the Adjacent Coast Region, New York City, NY: A. S. Barnes & Company
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:FMIB_38584_Paper_Nautilus_From_the_Tropical_Pacific.jpeg

Argonauta nodosa, also known as the knobby or knobbed argonaut, is a species of pelagic octopus. The female of the species, like all argonauts, creates a paper-thin eggcase that coils around the octopus much like the way a nautilus lives in its shell (hence the name paper nautilus).

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