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Ataxioceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

Parent taxon: Ammonoidea according to J. J. Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acuariceras, Acuticostites, Aleteceratidae, Alfeldites, Algerites, Alligaticeras, Almohadites, Ammonitida, Ammonitoceras, Ampthillia, Anacleoniceras, Analytoceras, Anarcestina, Anascaphites, Anavirgatites, Anclyoceras, Ancyloceratina, Andersonites, Andesites, Andiceras, Ankobites, Apsorroceras, Argentiniceras, Arisphinctes, Asapholytoceras, Asphinctites, Aspidoceras, Aspidostephanus, Aspinoceras, Astiericeras, Astieridiscus, Astreptoceras, Aulacostephanus, Aulasimoceras, Balticeras, Baronnites, Bayleites, Benacoceras, Berbericeras, Berrosiceras, Betyokites, Beudantiella, Bihenduloceras, Billcobbanoceras, Binatisphinctes, Binneyites, Biplices, Blanforidceras, Bochianitoidea, Bodylevskites, Borealites, Borissiakoceras, Bostrychoceras, Bunburyiceras, Busnardoites, Californiceras, Calliptychoceras, Carstenia, Carthaginites, Caspianites, Ceratitida, Ceratitina, Ceratotuberculus, Chesapeakiceras, Chetaites, Chigaroceras, Christophoceras, Cicatrites, Clambites, Cloioceras, Clymeniida, Cobbanoscaphites, Coloradoscaphites, Constileioceras, Cordubiceras, Cottreauites, Couloniceras, Cowtoniceras, Craspedites, Craspedodiscus, Crassiplanulites, Cruasiceras, Crussoliceras, Cutchisphinctes, Cuyaniceras, Damesiceras, Danubisphinctes, Decipia, Desmoscaphites, Desmosphinctes, Dichotomosphinctes, Dickersonia, Dicostella, Diodochoceras, Diplacmoceras, Diplasioceras, Dipoloceratidae, Dirrymoceras, Discohoplites, Discosphinctes, Discosphinctoides, Divisosphinctes, Djurjuriceras, Dorsoplanites, Eboroceras, Egrabensiceras, Enayites, Endemoceras, Enosphinctes, Eocephalites, Eodesmoceras, Eodouvilleiceras, Eohecticoceras, Eoheteroceras, Eosphinctoceras, Epancyloceras, Epaspidoceras, Epicephalites, Epiglyptoxoceras, Epigoniceras, Epigonites, Epimayites, Epipallasiceras, Epipeltoceras, Epivirgatites, Erdenella, Espaniceras, Eubranoceras, Euhyphantoceras, Farbesiceras, Fauriella, Fikaites, Flabellisphinctes, Flexispinites, Forbescieras, Fournierella, Franconites, Frenguelliceras, Galbanites, Garniericeras, Garnierisphinctes, Gazdaganites, Gentoniceras, Georgioceras, Glabrophysodoceras, Glaucolithites, Glottoptychinites, Glyptoceras, Goniatitida, Grandidiericeras, Gravesia, Gymnoplites, Hamitoides, Hannaites, Haploscaphites, Haresiceras, Hectioceras, Heinzia, Himispiticeras, Hoepenites, Holcostephanus, Holzbergia, Homoeoplanulites, Homolsomites, Hoplikosmokas, Hoplitocrioceras, Hubertoceras, Hybonoticeras, Idoceras, Ilowaiskya, Indoscaphites, Indosphinctes, Intranodites, Involuticeras, Isohoplites, Isterites, Janenschites, Jeanneticeras, Jeanthieuolyites, Jimenites, Kachpurites, Karamaiceras, Karamaites, Karaschiceras, Kashpurites, Katrolites, Kerberites, Kilianiceras, Kinkeliniceras, Klematosphinctes, Kurnubiella, Kutatissites, Langdaiceras, Laugeites, Lehmaniceras, Lenticeratidae, Lepthoplites, Limaites, Liosphinctes, Lissonia, Lithancylus, Loczyceras, Lomonossovella, Lupherites, Lytoceratida, Lytocerida, Lytocrioceras, Lytogyroceras, Mancosiceras, Manoloviceras, Masonites, Mathoceratites, Medlicottiida, Megasphaeroceras, Megatyloceras, Mesoturrilites, Metacalycoceras, Metagravesia, Metahamites, Metahoplites, Metapatoceras, Metapeltoceras, Metaptychoceras, Metrolytoceras, Michalskia, Microbiplices, Mirosphinctes, Moravisphinctes, Moutoniceras, Nannolytoceras, Nannostephanus, Neobibolites, Neocosmoceras, Neoepigoniceras, Neoglytoxoceras, Neomantelliceras, Neomorphoceras, Neopachydiscus, Neopulchellia, Neopuzosia, Neoselwynoceras, Neotollia, Neoturrilites, Neposiella, Neuqueniceras, Nipponites, Nodiocoeloceras, Nodosohoplites, Nolaniceras, Nothostephanus, Notoceras, Obtusicostites, Odoghertyceras, Odontoceras, Odontodiscoceras, Oiophyllites, Organoceras, Orionoides, Orthaspidoceras, Pachylytoceras, Pachypictonia, Padagrosites, Padragosiceras, Palnerostephanus, Paltaopites, Parabehavites, Paraberriasella, Parabevalites, Paracuariceras, Paradicidia, Parahoplitidae, Paranclyoceras, Parapallasiceras, Parapatoceras, Parapeltoceras, Pararasenia, Paraspidoceras, Paraspiticeras, Parastieria, Paravirgatites, Parawedekindia, Pascoeites, Paskentites, Pavlovia, Pectinatites, Peltolytoceras, Peltomorphites, Peroniceratidae, Petrolytoceras, Phlycticrioceratidae, Phlyseogrammocera, Phylloceratida, Phylloceratitida, Phyllocerida, Phylloptychoceras, Physeogrammoceras, Pictonia, Planisphinctes, Platylenticeras, Plesiacanthoides, Plesiohamites, Plesioturrilites, Pleurolytoceras, Plictetia, Poculisphinctes, Poecilomorphus, Pomerania, Praeglyphiocerida, Praemanambolites, Praemuniericeras, Praetollia, Pravitoceras, Presimoceras, Procraspedites, Progalbanites, Progeronia, Prohelicoceras, Prolecanitida, Proleymeriella, Promantelliceras, Propectinatites, Properisphinctes, Proplanulites, Proplanulitidae, Prorasenia, Prososphinctes, Prososphinctoides, Protacanthodiscus, Protanclyoceras, Protancyloceratoidea, Protothurmannia, Proturrilitoides, Pseudacompsoceras, Pseudargentiniceras, Pseudarisphinctes, Pseudhimalayites, Pseudinvoluticeras, Pseudoaganides, Pseudoclambites, Pseudoclydoniceras, Pseudofavrella, Pseudogregoryceras, Pseudokatroliceras, Pseudoleymeriella, Pseudopeltoceras, Pseudoperisphinctes, Pseudoplacenticeras, Pseudopuzosia, Pseudosimoceras, Pseudovirgatites, Pseudowaagenia, Psiloceratida, Psilohamites, Pteroscaphites, Ptychoceratoidea, Ptycholytoceras, Puebloites, Pulchellia, Puzosigella, Quitmannites, Raimondiceras, Rasenia, Rasenoides, Reineckeites, Rhampidoceras, Rhytidohoplites, Riasanites, Ringsteadia, Rollieria, Rossalites, Rursiceras, Ryugasella, Saltericeras, Saynella, Scaphamites, Semenovites, Shastoceras, Siberites, Siemiradzkia, Simaspidoceras, Simoceras, Simosphinctes, Simotoichites, Sinzovia, Sivajiceras, Sohlites, Somaliceras, Somalites, Sornayceras, Speetoniceras, Spiroceras, Stantonoceras, Stomohamites, Strenoceras, Subbarroisiceras, Subcollina, Subdichotomoceras, Subgrossouvria, Sublithacoceras, Submantelliceras, Subnebrodites, Subneumayria, Suboosterella, Subplanitoides, Subptychoceras, Subthurmannia, Subtissotia, Sulcohamitoides, Sulcohoplites, Telodactylus, Thraxites, Thysanolytoceras, Tissotiidae, Titanites, Tithopeltoceras, Tolvericeras, Tolypeceras, Tongoboroceras, Tonoceras, Tornoceras edwinhalli, Toulisphinctes, Tovebirkelundites, Trachybaculites, Treptoceras, Triagolytoceras, Triozites, Trochleiceras, Trolliceras, Tropitoides, Turrilitoides, Tyrannites, Uhligia, Umiates, Unipeltoceras, Varunaites, Veveysiceras, Vinalesphinctes, Virgataxioceras, Virgatites, Virgatopavlovia, Virgatospinctoides, Weavericeras, Wellsia, Wheatleyites, Wichmanniceras, Windhauseniceras, Yokoyamaceras, Zapalia, Zaraiskites, Zealandites, Zonovia, Zurcherella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore