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†family Pseudorthoceratidae Flower and Caster 1935 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida

PaleoDB taxon number: 58424

Synonyms: Mooreoceratidae Shimanskiy 1954 (no. 144115), Shikanoceratidae Shimansky 1956 (no. 144166)

Parent taxon: Pseudorthocerida according to B. Kröger 2008

Sister taxon: Spyroceratidae

Subtaxa: Buchanoceras, Cayutoceratinae, Dinocycloceras, Geidoloceras, Hebetorthoceras, Mitorthoceras, Mooreoceras, Neocycloceras, Probatoceras, Pseudactinoceratinae, Pseudorthoceratinae, Subdoloceras, Subormoceras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore