Pleurorthoceras Flower 1962 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1962. Part 1, Revision of Buttsoceras, Part 2, Notes on the Michelinoceratida. State Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Memoir 10:1-58

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

See also Frey 1995, Kröger 2013, Kröger and Aubrechtova 2017 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Chebbioceras, Infundibuloceras, Kopaninoceras, Merocycloceras, Michelinoceras, Orthoceras, Orthocycloceras, Palorthoceras, Pojetoceras, Prohypogeophis, Prohypogeophis tunariensis, Pseudospyroceras, Striatocycloceras, Theoceras, Tibichoanoceras, Trematoceras, Oxfordoceras, Copiceras, Ogygoceras

Subtaxa: Pleurorthoceras clarksvillense Pleurorthoceras organi Pleurorthoceras osmundsbergense Pleurorthoceras selkirkense

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Type: Orthoceras clarksvillense

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Northwest Territories collections), China (1), Estonia (2), Sweden (4), United States (4: Indiana, Ohio)

Total: 13 collections including 16 occurrences

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