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Porpoceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Dactylioceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 15437

Alternative spelling: Coeloceras (Porpoceras)

Synonyms: Platystrophites Levi-Setti and Pinna 1971 (no. 257823), Telodactylites Pinna and Levi-Setti 1971 (no. 183988)

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

Sister taxa: Catacoeloceras, Collina, Dactylioceras, Nodicoeloceras, Peronoceras, Reynesoceras, Septimaniceras, Zugodactylites

Subtaxa: Porpoceras andraei, Porpoceras crassicostatum, Porpoceras planiventer, Porpoceras pseudodesplacei, Porpoceras tenellissimum, Porpoceras verticosum, Porpoceras vortex, Porpoceras vorticellum, Telodactylites eucosmus, Telodactylites renzi

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore