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†order Orthocerida Kuhn 1940 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthoceratoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 12444

Alternative spelling: Orthoceratida

Synonyms: Michelinoceratida Flower and Kummel 1950 (no. 144054), Sinoceratida Kobayashi 1958 (no. 144082)

Parent taxon: Orthoceratoidea according to B. Kröger and B. Lefebvre 2012

Sister taxon: Dissidocerida

Subtaxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Allumettoceratidae, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Choanoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Cycloceratidae, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Engorthoceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Greenlandoceratidae, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Lituitina, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Michelinoceratidae, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratina, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Striatoceratidae, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zeehanoceras, Zhuralevia

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore