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†family Cleoniceratidae Whitehouse 1926 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 132814

Alternative spelling: Cleoniceratinae

Synonym: Lemuroceratinae Owen 1988 (taxon 338384)

Full reference: F. W. Whitehouse. 1926. The Cretaceous Ammonoidea of Eastern Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 8(3):195-242

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratoidea according to J. Lehmann et al. 2016

Sister taxa: Acanthoceratidae, Brancoceratidae, Coilopoceratidae, Collignoniceratidae, Flickiidae, Forbesiceratidae, Leymeriellidae, Lyelliceratidae, Mojsisovicsiidae, Peroniceratidae, Prolyelliceratidae, Pseudotissotidae, Pseudotissotiidae, Sphenodiscidae, Tissotiidae, Vascoceratidae

Subtaxa: Arcthoplitinae, Brewericeras, Cleogastroplites, Cleoniceras, Grycia, Leconteites, Lemuroceras, Moretella, Pachygrycia, Tetrahoplitoides, Vnigriceratinae

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Type: Cleoniceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore