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Deltoceras Hyatt 1894 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Deltoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13365

Full reference: A. Hyatt. 1894. Phylogeny of an acquired characteristic. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 32(143):349-647

Parent taxon: Estonioceratidae according to D.H. Evans 2011

Sister taxa: Aethoceras, Alaskoceras, Aphetoceras, Clytoceras, Eichwaldoceras, Estonioceras, Pycnoceras, Shumardoceras, Tragoceras

Subtaxa: Deltoceras capax, Deltoceras planum, Deltoceras vaningeni

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Type: Deltoceras planum

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore