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Kocaelia Fantini Sestini 1990 (ceratite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Beyrichitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 172629

Synonym: Semibeyrichites Krystyn and Tatzreiter 1991 (taxon 182878)

Full reference: N. Fantini Sestini. 1990. Kocaelia gen. n. (family Beyrichitidae) from middle Anisian. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 95:343-350

Parent taxon: Beyrichitidae according to M. Balini and R. Marchesi 2018

Sister taxa: Aghdarbandites, Anagymnotoceras, Arctogymnites, Beyrichites, Billingsites, Chiratites, Dixieceras, Eofrechites, Eogymnotoceras, Eudiscoceras, Favreticeras, Frechites, Frechitoides, Gangadharites, Guexites, Gymnotoceras, Hollandites, Nicholsites, Nicomedites, Parafrechites, Phillipites, Pleurofrechites, Pseudohollandites, Salterites, Schreyerites, Serpianites, Trachyornites, Tuchodiceras

Subtaxa: Kocaelia ruttneri, Kocaelia toulai

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Type: Aspidites toulai

Ecology: nektonic carnivore