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†subfamily Ectocentritinae Spath 1926 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Lytoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 204834

Alternative spelling: Ectocentritidae

Synonym: Galaticeratinae Geczy and Meister 2007 (taxon 204838)

Parent taxon: Lytoceratidae according to R. Hoffmann 2010

Sister taxa: Alocolytoceratinae, Analytoceratinae, Lytoceratinae, Megalytoceratinae, Nannolytoceras, Neocyrtochilus, Pleuroacanthinae, Takahashiceras, Tragolytoceras

Subtaxa: Adnethiceras, Baltzerites, Ectocentrites, Exomiloceras, Galaticeras, Holcolytoceras, Kericserites, Lytoconites, Lytotropites, Peltolytoceras

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Type: Ectocentrites

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore