†family Tripteroceratidae Flower 1941 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Tripteroceratidae

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

See also Evans 1994, Frey 1995, Miagkova 1967, Stait 1982 and Teichert et al. 1964

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, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratidae, 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, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Allumettoceras Mucteoceras Rasmussenoceras Tripteroceras Tripterocerina Zeehanoceras

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (6: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Saskatchewan), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Ireland (2), Norway (2), Sweden (1), United States (27: Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Llandeilo of Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 44 collections including 66 occurrences

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