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†family Psiloceratidae Hyatt 1867 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 100262

Synonym: Caloceratidae Buckman 1906 (taxon 257529)

Parent taxon: Psiloceratoidea according to A. Hillebrandt and K. Kment 2015

Sister taxa: Arietitidae, Asteroceratidae, Cymbitidae, Echioceratidae, Oxynoticeratidae, Phyllytoceratidae, Schlotheimiidae, Oxyarietites

Subtaxa: Discamphiceratinae, Euphyllites, Mullerites, Psiloceratinae

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Type: Psiloceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore