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†family Palermoceratidae Zhou and Glenister 2009 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 331994

Alternative spelling: Palermoceratinae

Invalid subtaxa: Hoffmanniidae Spath 1934 [replaced name] (no. 342367), Hoffmanniinae Spath 1934 [replaced name] (no. 93171)

Full reference: Z. Zhou and B. F. Glenister. 2009. Replacement names for two Permian ammonoid junior homonyms: Hoffmannia Gemmellaro, 1887, and Tauroceras Tumanskaia, 1938. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L, Revised: Mollusca 4, Volume 2: Carboniferous and Permian Ammonoidea (Goniatitida and Prolecanitida) 218-219

Parent taxon: Adrianitoidea according to T. B. Leonova and M. S. Boiko 2015

Sister taxon: Adrianitidae

Subtaxa: Palermoceras

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Type: Palermoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore