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Prothalassoceras Böse 1919 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Thalassoceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 13848

Synonym: Allothalassoceras Leonova 2002 (taxon 93051)

Full reference: E. Böse. 1919. The Permo-Carboniferous ammonoids of the Glass Mountains, west Texas, and their stratigraphic significance. Texas Bureau of Economic Geology Bulletin 1762:1-241

Parent taxon: Thalassoceratidae according to Z. R. Zhou 2017

Sister taxa: Aristoceras, Gleboceratinae, Thalassoceratinae

Subtaxa: Prothalassoceras bashkiricum, Prothalassoceras biforme, Prothalassoceras bogoslovskayae, Prothalassoceras bostocki, Prothalassoceras caddoense, Prothalassoceras inexpectans, Prothalassoceras inflatum, Prothalassoceras jaikense, Prothalassoceras kingorum, Prothalassoceras notabile, Prothalassoceras sangvorense, Prothalassoceras serratum, Prothalassoceras solitum, Prothalassoceras welleri

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore