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Mooreoceras Miller et al. 1933 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 12546

Full reference: A. K. Miller, C.O. Dunbar, and G.E. Condra. 1933. The nautiloid cephalopods of the Pennsylvanian system in the Mid-Continent Region. Nebraska Geololgical Survey Bulletin 9:1-240

Parent taxon: Pseudorthoceratidae according to N. Sabattini et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Buchanoceras, Cayutoceratinae, Dinocycloceras, Geidoloceras, Hebetorthoceras, Malgaoceras, Mitorthoceras, Mongoceras, Neocycloceras, Probatoceras, Pseudactinoceratinae, Pseudorthoceratinae, Subdoloceras, Subormoceras

Subtaxa: Mooreoceras australis, Mooreoceras giganteum, Mooreoceras regulare, Mooreoceras sibumasuense, Mooreoceras wedingtonianum, Mooreoceras zalazarensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore