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†family Acleistoceratidae Flower 1950 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida

PaleoDB taxon number: 127903

Parent taxon: Oncoceratida according to C. Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Agrioceras, Aktjubocheilus, Alloceras, Almaloceras, Anonymoceras, Anthomorpha, Antonoceras, Aphyctoceras, Apioceras, Archiacoceratidae, Atomoceras, Balashovia, Brevicoceratidae, Calchasiceras, Corbuloceras, Corysoceras, Diestoceratidae, Doleroceras, Edenoceras, Eocyrtoceras, Eudoceras, Gomphoceras, Graciloceratidae, Guangyuanoceras, Guangyuanoceroides, Gyroceras, Hemiphragmoceratidae, Hiregiroceras, Iowoceras, Irinites, Jovellaniidae, Kallholnoceras, Karoceratidae, Kijoceras, Kophinoceras, Leonardoceras, Lychnoceras, Megaloceras, Meloceras, Mimolychnoceras, Mnemoceras, Nelimenia, Neoceras, Nothoceratidae, Oligoceras, Oncoceratidae, Oonoceratidae, Oratoceras, Pachtoceras, Polyelasmoceratidae, Poterioceratidae, Pseudobrevicoceras, Pyramidoceras, Ramussenoceras, Rhomboceras, Rutoceratoidea, Spanioceras, Sycoceras, Talattoceras, Torquatoceras, Trigonodema, Trimeroceratidae, Tripleuroceratidae, Tshingizoceras, Valcouroceratidae, Wetherbyoceras, Xainzanoceras

Subtaxa: Acleistoceras, Amphicyrtoceras, Anomeioceras, Austinoceras, Byronoceras, Chadwickoceras, Clionyssiceras, Crateroceras, Ectocyrtoceras, Euryrizoceras, Galtoceras, Gonatocyrtoceras, Grimsbyoceras, Hercocyrtoceras, Paracleistoceras, Perioidanoceras, Poteriocerina, Rhomboceras, Slocomoceras, Streptoceras, Tumidoceras, Worthenoceras

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Type: Acleistoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore