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Echioceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Echioceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14807

Invalid subtaxa: Ophioceras Hyatt 1867 [replaced name] (no. 257653), Pleurechioceras Trueman and Williams 1925 (no. 257654)

Parent taxon: Echioceratidae according to M. K. Howarth 2013

Sister taxa: Gagaticeras, Leptechioceras, Orthechioceras, Palaeoechioceras, Paltechioceras, Plesechioceras

Subtaxa: Echioceras delicatum, Echioceras intermedium, Echioceras quenstedti, Echioceras raricostatoides, Echioceras raricostatum

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Type: Ammonites raricostatus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore