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Moremanoceras Cobban 1972 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15212

Alternative spelling: Desmoceras (Moremanoceras)

Full reference: W. A. Cobban. 1972. New and little-known ammonites from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian and Turonian) of the western interior of the United States. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 699:1-24

Parent taxon: Desmoceratinae according to W. J. Kennedy 2005

Sister taxa: Burckhardtites, Damesites, Desmoceras, Desmophyllites, Microdesmoceras, Onitshoceras, Tragodesmoceroides

Subtaxa: Moremanoceras costatum, Moremanoceras elgini, Moremanoceras flexuosum, Moremanoceras montanaense, Moremanoceras scotti, Moremanoceras straini

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Type: Tragodesmoceras scotti

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore