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†family Brancoceratidae Spath 1934 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 96537

Full reference: L. F. Spath. 1934. Ammonoidea of the Gault. Part XI. Paleontographical Society, London 86 (1932)(390):443-496

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratoidea according to W. J. Kennedy and N. J. Morris 2018

Sister taxa: Acanthoceratidae, Cleoniceratidae, Coilopoceratidae, Collignoniceratidae, Flickiidae, Forbesiceratidae, Leymeriellidae, Lyelliceratidae, Mojsisovicsiidae, Peroniceratidae, Prolyelliceratidae, Pseudotissotidae, Pseudotissotiidae, Sphenodiscidae, Tissotiidae, Vascoceratidae

Subtaxa: Brancoceratinae, Mortoniceratinae

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore