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†family Proteoceratidae Flower 1962 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

PaleoDB taxon number: 103403

Synonym: Hammelloceratidae Shimizu and Obata 1936 (taxon 144099)

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1962. Part 1, Revision of Buttsoceras, Part 2, Notes on the Michelinoceratida. State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Memoir 10:1-58

Parent taxon: Orthocerida according to B. Kröger and M. Aubrechtova 2017

Sister taxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonoceratidae, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Lituitina, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratidae, Orthoceratina, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Archigeisonoceras, Baykonuroceras, Cyrtactinoceras, Ephippiorthoceras, Euorthoceras, Gangshanoceras, Gorbyoceras, Isorthoceras, Liulinoceras, Mesnaquaceras, Metephippiorthoceras, Monomuchites, Paraproteoceras, Proteoceras, Pseudeskimoceras, Pseudoliolinoceras, Stereospyroceras, Tofangoceras, Transorthoceras, Treptoceras, Ulmioceras

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Type: Proteoceras

Ecology: nektonic carnivore