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†family Acanthoceratidae Grossouvre 1894 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 95294

Synonyms: Buchiceratidae Hyatt 1903 (no. 111271), Metoicoceratidae Hyatt 1903 (no. 111272)

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratoidea according to F. Barroso-Barcenilla 2007

Sister taxa: Brancoceratidae, Coilopoceratidae, Collignoniceratidae, Flickiidae, Forbesiceratidae, Leymeriellidae, Libycoceratidae, Lyelliceratidae, Prolyelliceratidae, Pseudotissotiidae, Sphenodiscidae, Vascoceratidae

Subtaxa: Acanthoceratinae, Euomphaloceratinae, Mammitinae, Mantelliceratinae, Watinoceras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore