Mooreoceras Miller et al. 1933 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Pseudorthocerida - Pseudorthoceratidae

Full reference: A. K. Miller, C.O. Dunbar, and G.E. Condra. 1933. The nautiloid cephalopods of the Pennsylvanian system in the Mid-Continent Region. Nebraska Geololgical Survey Bulletin 9:1-240

Parent taxon: Pseudorthoceratidae according to N. Sabattini et al. 2006

See also Hoare 1961, Kröger and Mapes 2005, Sepkoski 2002 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Buchanoceras, Cayutoceratinae, Dinocycloceras, Geidoloceras, Hebetorthoceras, Mitorthoceras, Neocycloceras, Probatoceras, Pseudactinoceratinae, Pseudorthoceratinae, Subdoloceras, Subormoceras

Subtaxa: Mooreoceras australis Mooreoceras giganteum Mooreoceras regulare Mooreoceras sibumasuense Mooreoceras wedingtonianum Mooreoceras zalazarensis

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Leonard of United States (1: Wyoming collection)

• Permian of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Colombia (1), East Timor (1), Malaysia (1), United States (13: California, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming), Venezuela (4)

• Virgilian of United States (2: Illinois, New Mexico)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Osagean of United States (1: Indiana)

• Carboniferous of Australia (2), United States (18: Arkansas, California, Indiana, Kansas, Montana, New mexico)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 49 collections including 51 occurrences

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