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Elephantoceras Zhao and Zheng 1977 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Pseudohaloritidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13689

Full reference: J. K. Zhao and Z. G. Zheng. 1977. The Permian ammonoids from Zhejiang and Jiangxi. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 16:217-252

Parent taxon: Shouchangoceratinae according to W. M. Furnish et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Aulacaganides, Erinoceras, Lianyuanoceras, Neoaganides, Qinglongites, Sangzhites, Shangraoceras, Shouchangoceras, Sosioceras

Subtaxa: Elephantoceras nodosum, Elephantoceras spinonodosum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore