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†family Lytoceratidae Neumayr 1875 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 129691

Synonyms: Ammonoceratitidae Brunnschweiler 1966 (no. 363816), Holcolytoceratidae Venturi et al. 2005 (no. 272958)

Parent taxon: Lytoceratoidea according to R. Hoffmann 2010

Sister taxon: Trachyphyllitidae

Subtaxa: Alocolytoceratinae, Analytoceratinae, Ectocentritinae, Lytoceratinae, Megalytoceratinae, Pleuroacanthinae, Takahashiceras, Tragolytoceras

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Type: Lytoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore