Orthoceras Breynius 1832 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae

Synonym: Orthoceros Br√ľnnich 1771 [objective synonym]

Parent taxon: Orthoceratidae according to D. H. Evans 1994

See also Crick 1981, Diener 1897, M√ľnster 1841, Sepkoski 2002, Sweet 1964, Teichert et al. 1964, von Mojsisovics 1882 and von Mojsisovics 1896

Sister taxa: Aethiosolen, Anaspyroceratinae, Chebbioceras, Ctenoceras, Infundibuloceras, Kopaninoceras, Leurocycloceratinae, Merocycloceras, Michelinoceras, Michelinoceratinae, Orthoceratinae, Orthocycloceras, Palorthoceras, Pleurorthoceras, Pojetoceras, Prohypogeophis, Prohypogeophis tunariensis, Pseudospyroceras, Striatocycloceras, Theoceras, Tibichoanoceras, Tienoceras

Subtaxa: Orthoceras annulata Orthoceras bisignatum Orthoceras boeckhi Orthoceras burgense Orthoceras decrescens Orthoceras dominans Orthoceras elegantulum Orthoceras eurekensis Orthoceras expansum Orthoceras fluminense Orthoceras geinitzi Orthoceras gradatum Orthoceras hulli Orthoceras kingii Orthoceras lentum Orthoceras lepton Orthoceras luhai Orthoceras margaritatum Orthoceras modestum Orthoceras oehlerti Orthoceras orientale Orthoceras progressum Orthoceras punjabiense Orthoceras rachidium Orthoceras randolphensis Orthoceras siculum Orthoceras spissiseptum Orthoceras submoniliforme Orthoceras subtriangulare Orthoceras transversum Orthoceras turritellum Orthoceras vagum Orthoceras vesiculosum Orthoceras waageni Orthoceratites Orthoceros regularis

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (7 collections), Germany (1), Hungary (3), India (2), Italy (1), Nepal (2), New Zealand (1), the Russian Federation (5), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (4), Turkey (1), United States (3: California, Idaho)

• Permian of Australia (1), Azerbaijan (2), Bosnia and Herzegovina (2), China (1), East Timor (1), India (2), Indonesia (2), Iran (1), Italy (5), Madagascar (1), Pakistan (8), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1)

• Chokierian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), the Czech Republic (1), the United Kingdom (13), United States (12: Alaska, California, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma)

• Devonian of Algeria (1), Canada (3: Manitoba, New Brunswick), Colombia (1), the Czech Republic (4), Germany (7), Italy (2), Morocco (1), New Zealand (1), Poland (6), South Africa (6), the United Kingdom (3), United States (89: Alaska, Colorado, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

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

• Silurian of Algeria (2), Austria (2), Brazil (1), Canada (2: Nova Scotia, Ontario), China (1), the Czech Republic (1), India (1), Italy (6), Mauritania (1), Morocco (19), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (11), the United Kingdom (19), United States (37: Alaska, California, Maryland, New York, West Virginia)

• Dobrotivian of the Czech Republic (1), France (1), Spain (1)

• Uhaku of Belarus (1), Estonia (1), Lithuania (1), Sweden (1)

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

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Minnesota)

• Arenig of Bolivia (1), China (1)

• Dawan of China (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Belgium (1), Bolivia (2), Canada (15: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (20), the Czech Republic (6), Estonia (4), Ireland (2), Lithuania (2), Norway (3), Sweden (4), the United Kingdom (12), United States (76: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia)

Total: 492 collections including 546 occurrences

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