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†family Orthoceratidae McCoy 1844 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

PaleoDB taxon number: 103321

Synonym: Orthocerotidae Miller and Teichert 1936 (taxon 144117)

Parent taxon: Orthocerida according to B. Kröger and M. Aubrechtova 2017

Sister taxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonoceratidae, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Lituitina, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratina, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Proteoceratidae, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Chebbioceras, Copiceras, Infundibuloceras, Kopaninoceras, Merocycloceras, Michelinoceras, Ogygoceras, Orthoceras, Orthocycloceras, Oxfordoceras, Palorthoceras, Pleurorthoceras, Pojetoceras, Prohypogeophis, Prohypogeophis tunariensis, Pseudospyroceras, Striatocycloceras, Theoceras, Tibichoanoceras, Trematoceras

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore