†family Sactorthoceratidae Flower 1946 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthoceratoidea - Sactorthoceratidae

Parent taxon: Orthocerataceae according to C. Teichert et al. 1964

See also Flower 1962

Sister taxa: Brachycycloceratidae, Offleyoceratidae, Paraphragmitidae, Protocycloceratidae, Slemmestadoceras

Subtaxa: Braulioceras Cartersoceras Centroonoceras Glenisteroceras Leptoplatophrenoceras Murrayoceras Sactorthoceras Scipioceras Sigmocycloceras Wennanoceras Wolungoceras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of United States (1: Wisconsin collection)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Canada (4: Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario), China (3), Iran (2), Norway (1), South Korea (5), United States (3: Kentucky, New York, Tennessee)

• Chazy of United States (1: Vermont)

• Cassinian of United States (1: New York)

• Arenig of China (3)

Total: 25 collections including 34 occurrences

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