Class Cephalopoda Cuvier 1797 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda

Parent taxon: Mollusca according to E. I. Miagkova 1967

See also Fuchs et al. 2013, Giribet et al. 2006, Martin 1904, Sepkoski 2002, Smith 1927, Squires 1984, Stanton 1895 and Wells and Houston 2001

Sister taxa: Acevina, Actinoconus, Aculopileus, Acutirostriconus, Aldanolina, Algomella, Anisomyaria, Aplacophora, Aulacotrochus, Aviculocephaloconus, Bagenoviella, Beroides, Bisulcus, Bivalvia, Calyptoptomatida, Cambroscutum, Caudofoveata, Centriconus, Chiton cottae, Codonoconus, Conchifera, Conchula, Corystos, Crestoconus, Cyrtostoma, Dingus, Diplacophora, Dysmea, Dysnoetopla, Ebianella, Eosoconus, Gastropoda, Granoconus, Gutticonus, Hamatoconus, Helcionelloida, Hemithecellitina, Huangshandogoconus, Huangshandongoconus, Kaschkadakia, Katunioides, Kepinospira, Khairkhaniidae, Khairkhaniiformes, Kraikchania, Kuanchuanella, Laticonus, Liantuoconus, Ligyrokala, Mackenziella, Maikhanellidae, Makarakia, Merismoconcha, Minymerisma, Nothamusium, Odontogriphus, Omalenlina, Paragastropoda, Peotoconus, Polytropis, Porcaconus, Proconus, Pseudomatthevia, Rostroconchia, Sachitida, Salanyella, Sargaella, Scamboscamna, Scaphopoda, Serialia, Sinuconus, Solenogastres, Songlingella, Spatuloconus, Stenothecella, Sulcocarina, Tergomya, Trunctoconus, Tuberoconus, Watsonella, Xilingxiaconus, Xinnanospira, Yangtzemerisma

Subtaxa: Actinoceratoidea Akidocheilus Ammonoidea Anomalosaepiidae Avramidiscus Bactritoidea Barrandeocerida Belosaepia Burronoceras Coleoidea Dartoceras Davidiceras Desmoceras Didymoceras Ectocochlia Ellesmerocerida Endoceratoidea Endocycloceratidae Erlangericheilus Gonatocheilus Hadrocheilus Irianoceras Lamellaptychus Leptocheilus Mesoteuthoidea Multiceratoidea Nautiloidea Nautilus (Solenochilus) Ohioceratidae Orthoceratoidea Orthoceratoidea Palaeoteuthis Plectronocerida Rhyncholithes Rhynchoteuthis Robsonoceratidae Scaptorrhynchus Sichunoceras Stemtonoceratidae Teratoceroides Tetrabranchiata Tillicheilus Toxancyloceras Werthenoceras Yanhecerida

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

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