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Desmoceras Zittel 1884 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Desmoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 14762

Synonyms: Desmoceras (Latidorsella) Jacob 1907 (no. 299439), Latidorsella Jacob 1907 (no. 280330), Lunatodorsella Breistroffer 1947 (no. 338504), Phyllodesmoceras Spath 1925 (no. 338503)

Parent taxon: Desmoceratinae according to W. J. Kennedy and H. C. Klinger 2013

Sister taxa: Burckhardtites, Damesites, Desmophyllites, Microdesmoceras, Moremanoceras, Tragodesmoceroides

Subtaxa: Desmoceras (Desmoceras), Desmoceras (Pseudouhligella), Desmoceras chimuense, Desmoceras hemiptychum, Desmoceras pseudinane

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Type: Ammonites latidorsatus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore