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Charactoceras Foerste 1924 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Barrandeocerida - Apsidoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13360

Alternative spelling: Characteroceras

Synonym: Charactocerina Foerste 1935 (taxon 13410)

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

Sister taxa: Apsidoceras, Chidleyenoceras, Deckeroceras, Fremontoceras, Wilsonoceras

Subtaxa: Charactoceras cinereum, Charactoceras estonicum, Charactoceras hercules, Charactoceras kallholnense, Charactoceras raettvikense, Charactoceras suecicum, Charactoceras triangulum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore