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†superfamily Dimorphoceratoidea Hyatt 1884 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 148235

Alternative spelling: Dimorphocerataceae

Full reference: A. Hyatt. 1884. Genera of fossil cephalopods. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 22:253-338

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

Sister taxa: Adrianitoidea, Agathiceratoidea, Cycloloboidea, Gastrioceratoidea, Girtyocerataceae, Goniatitoidea, Gonioloboceratoidea, Marathonitoidea, Neodimorphoceratoidea, Neoglyphioceratoidea, Neoicoceratoidea, Nomismoceratoidea, Pericycloidea, Popanoceratoidea, Schistoceratoidea, Shumarditoidea, Somoholitoidea, Thalassoceratoidea

Subtaxa: Anthracoceratidae, Berkhoceratidae, Dimorphoceratidae, Eogonioloboceratidae

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore