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†family Lyelliceratidae Spath 1921 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 129382

Full reference: L. F. Spath. 1921. On Cretaceous Cephalopoda from Zululand. Annals of the South African Museum 12:217-321

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

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

Subtaxa: Eubrancoceras, Lyelliceratinae, Stoliczkaiellinae

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Type: Lyelliceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore