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Vermiceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Arietitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15787

Invalid subtaxa: Dalaticeras Meister et al. 2002 (no. 257575), Diplosellites Buckman 1925 (no. 257573), Discoceras Hyatt 1867 [replaced name] (no. 257571), Keynshamites Buckman 1926 (no. 257574), Metophioceras Spath 1924 (no. 204840), Protocymbites Spath 1923 (no. 257572)

Parent taxon: Arietitinae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

Sister taxa: Arnioceras, Coroniceras, Guexiceras, Longziceras, Metarnioceras, Schreinbachites, Tmaegoceras

Subtaxa: Metophioceras galaczi, Metophioceras rotarium, Metophioceras rotticus, Metophioceras trigonatum, Protocymbites azzouzi, Vermiceras (Gyrophioceras), Vermiceras (Paracaloceras), Vermiceras (Vermiceras), Vermiceras densicostatum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore