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†family Acanthoceratidae Grossouvre 1894 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 95294

Synonyms: Buchiceratidae Hyatt 1903 (no. 111271), Buchiceratinae Hyatt 1903 (no. 341097), Metoicoceratidae Hyatt 1903 (no. 111272), Metoicoceratinae Hyatt 1903 (no. 333606)

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratoidea according to W. J. Kennedy 2014

Sister taxa: Brancoceratidae, Coilopoceratidae, Collignoniceratidae, Flickiidae, Forbesiceratidae, Leymeriellidae, Lyelliceratidae, Peroniceratidae, Prolyelliceratidae, Pseudotissotidae, Pseudotissotiidae, Sphenodiscidae, Tissotiidae, Vascoceratidae

Subtaxa: Acanthoceratinae, Euomphaloceratinae, Mammitinae, Mantelliceratinae, Roemeroceras

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Type: Acanthoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore