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Vascoceras Choffat 1898 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Vascoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15784

Synonyms: Broggiiceras Benavides-Caceres 1956 (no. 144620), Greenhornoceras Cobban and Scott 1972 (no. 146139), Nannovascoceras Renz and Alvarez 1979 (no. 15224), Pachyvascoceras Furon 1935 (no. 145639), Paracanthoceras Furon 1935 (no. 145862), Paravascoceras Furon 1935 (no. 145646), Provascoceras Cooper 1979 (no. 145861), Vascoceras (Greenhornoceras) Cobban and Scott 1972 (no. 143930), Vascoceras (Pachyvascoceras) Furon 1935 (no. 131967), Vascoceras (Paracanthoceras) Furon 1935 (no. 333510), Vascoceras (Paravascoceras) Furon 1935 (no. 298854)

Parent taxon: Vascoceratidae according to F. Barroso-Barcenilla and A. Goy 2010

Sister taxa: Ezilloella, Fagesia, Microdiphasoceras, Pseudoneoptychites, Pseudotissotiinae, Rubroceras, Vascoceratinae

Subtaxa: Nannovascoceras intermedium, Paravascoceras angermanni, Paravascoceras carteri, Paravascoceras tectiforme, Vascoceras (Pachyvascoceras) triangulare, Vascoceras amieirense, Vascoceras barcoicense, Vascoceras birchbyi, Vascoceras cauvini, Vascoceras charoni, Vascoceras durandi, Vascoceras ellipticum, Vascoceras gamai, Vascoceras glabrum, Vascoceras globosum, Vascoceras harttii, Vascoceras kossmati, Vascoceras obscurum, Vascoceras proprium, Vascoceras silvanense, Vascoceras simplex, Vascoceras venezolanum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore