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†family Oncoceratidae Hyatt 1884 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda

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

Parent taxon: Oncocerida according to B. Kröger et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acleistoceratidae, Agrioceras, Aktjubocheilus, Alloceras, Almaloceras, Anonymoceras, Anthomorpha, Antonoceras, Aphyctoceras, Apioceras, Archiacoceratidae, Atomoceras, Balashovia, Brevicoceratidae, Calchasiceras, Corbuloceras, Corysoceras, Dalecarlioceras, Diestoceratidae, Doleroceras, Edenoceras, Eocyrtoceras, Eudoceras, Gomphoceras, Graciloceratidae, Guangyuanoceras, Guangyuanoceroides, Gyroceras, Hemibeloitoceras, Hemiphragmoceratidae, Hiregiroceras, Iowoceras, Irinites, Jovellaniidae, Kallholnoceras, Karoceratidae, Kijoceras, Kophinoceras, Leonardoceras, Lychnoceras, Megaloceras, Meloceras, Mimolychnoceras, Mnemoceras, Nelimenia, Neoceras, Nothoceratidae, Oligoceras, Oonoceratidae, Oratoceras, Pachtoceras, Phthanoncoceratidae, Polyelasmoceratidae, Poterioceratidae, Pseudobrevicoceras, Pyramidoceras, Ramussenoceras, Rhomboceras, Spanioceras, Sycoceras, Talattoceras, Torquatoceras, Trigonodema, Trimeroceratidae, Tripleuroceratidae, Tshingizoceras, Valcouroceratidae, Wetherbyoceras, Xainzanoceras

Subtaxa: Asaphiceras, Beloitoceras, Centrorizoceras, Cyrtorizoceras, Digenuoceras, Dunleithoceras, Ehlersoceras, Ekwanoceras, Kentlandoceras, Laphamoceras, Loganoceras, Maelonoceras, Metarizoceras, Miamoceras, Neumatoceras, Oncoceras, Oocerina, Orthorizoceras, Paramiamoceras, Paroocerina, Retizitteloceras, Richardsonoceras, Richardsonoceroides, Rizoceras, Romingoceras, Scofieldoceras, Vaupelia, Zittelloceras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore