†family Orthoceratidae McCoy 1844 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae

Synonym: Orthocerotidae Miller and Teichert 1936

Parent taxon: Orthocerida according to B. Kröger and M. Aubrechtová 2019

See also Evans 1994, Evans 2005, Flower 1962, Frey 1995, Kröger 2008, Kröger 2013, Kröger and Aubrechtova 2017, Kröger et al. 2007, Kröger et al. 2011, Strand 1934, Teichert et al. 1964 and Ulrich et al. 1944

Sister taxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonoceratidae, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Lituitina, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratina, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Proteoceratidae, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Tripteroceratidae, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Chebbioceras Copiceras Infundibuloceras Kopaninoceras Merocycloceras Michelinoceras Ogygoceras Orthoceras Orthocycloceras Oxfordoceras Palorthoceras Pleurorthoceras Pojetoceras Prohypogeophis Prohypogeophis tunariensis Pseudospyroceras Striatocycloceras Theoceras Tibichoanoceras Trematoceras

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Afghanistan (2 collections), Austria (14), China (8), Hungary (5), Italy (3), Kazakhstan (7), the Russian Federation (14), Switzerland (5), United States (33: California, Idaho, Nevada), Vietnam (1)

• Permian of Australia (1), Azerbaijan (1), China (2), East Timor (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Italy (4), Madagascar (1), Pakistan (8), Tajikistan (4), United States (2: Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Osagean of United States (2: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Japan (1)

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (1), Kazakhstan (1), the United Kingdom (14), United States (18: Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Australia (1), Brazil (2), Canada (3: New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (7), Germany (8), Italy (3), Morocco (15), New Zealand (1), Poland (6), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (6), the United Kingdom (3), United States (112: Alaska, Colorado, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Algeria (2), Austria (1), Italy (2), Spain (1)

• Silurian of Algeria (2), Austria (2), Brazil (1), Canada (7: Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario), China (4), the Czech Republic (6), India (1), Italy (14), Japan (1), Mauritania (1), Morocco (21), Norway (1), Paraguay (1), Poland (2), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (11), the United Kingdom (33), United States (44: Alaska, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, New York, West Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: New York)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Australia (2), Belarus (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (2), Canada (20: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (61), the Czech Republic (7), Estonia (29), France (1), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Lithuania (1), Norway (3), South Korea (1), Spain (1), Sweden (10), the United Kingdom (19), United States (122: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Chazy of Canada (4: Ontario, Quebec), United States (9: New York, Vermont)

• Llandeilo of China (10), Ireland (1)

• Arenig of Bolivia (2), China (5)

• Dawan of China (5)

Total: 812 collections including 1003 occurrences

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