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Gyroceratites Meyer 1831 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Mimoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13480

Synonyms: Aphyllites Mojsisovics 1882 (no. 308490), Goniatites (Aphyllites) Mojsisovics 1882 (no. 341622), Gyroceratites (Lamelloceras) Erben 1960 (no. 323387), Lamelloceras Erben 1960 (no. 323388), Mimoceras Hyatt 1884 (no. 323396)

Parent taxon: Mimoceratidae according to D. Korn 2006

Sister taxa: Lenzites, Mimoceratinae

Subtaxa: Gyroceratites angulatus, Gyroceratites armoricanus, Gyroceratites circularis, Gyroceratites dorsolamellatus, Gyroceratites glaber, Gyroceratites gracilis, Gyroceratites heinricherbeni, Gyroceratites laevis, Gyroceratites pallantianus

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore