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Prohecticoceras (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea

PaleoDB taxon number: 15460

Alternative spelling: Hecticoceras (Prohecticoceras)

Parent taxon: Hecticoceratinae according to M. Zaton 2010

Sister taxa: Brightia, Eochetoceras, Hecticoceras, Hecticoceratoides, Kheraites, Lunuloceras, Orbignyceras, Pseudobrightia, Pseudocampylites, Putealiceras, Rossiensiceras

Subtaxa: Prohecticoceras angulicostatum, Prohecticoceras blanazense, Prohecticoceras haugi, Prohecticoceras ochraceum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore