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Dyscheiloceras Schmidt 1922 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Cheiloceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13687

Alternative spelling: Cheiloceras (Dyscheiloceras)

Parent taxon: Cheiloceratinae according to D. Korn 2006

Sister taxa: Balacheiloceras, Cheiloceras, Paratorleyoceras, Staffites, Torleyoceras

Subtaxa: Dyscheiloceras angustisellatum, Dyscheiloceras biesenbergense, Dyscheiloceras latilobum

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Type: Cheiloceras (Dyscheiloceras) biesenbergense

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore