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Pleurorthoceras Flower 1962 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Geisonoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 12573

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1962. Part 1, Revision of Buttsoceras, Part 2, Notes on the Michelinoceratida. State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Memoir 10:1-58

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

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

Subtaxa: Pleurorthoceras clarksvillense, Pleurorthoceras organi, Pleurorthoceras osmundsbergense, Pleurorthoceras selkirkense

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore