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Xipheroceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Eoderoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15815

Synonym: Praederoceras Dietz 1916 [objective synonym] (taxon 257681)

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

Sister taxa: Bifericeras, Crucilobiceras, Dubariceras, Eoderoceras, Eteoderoceras, Hyperderoceras, Metaderoceras, Microderoceras, Parahyperderoceras, Paramicroderoceras, Promicroceras

Subtaxa: Xipheroceras dudressieri, Xipheroceras ziphus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore