†order Actinocerida Teichert 1933 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Actinocerida

Parent taxon: Cephalopoda according to B. Kröger 2008

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Actinoceratoidea, Actinodochmioceras, Akidocheilus, Ammonoidea, Anomalosaepiidae, Ascocerida, Ausseites, Avramidiscus, Bactritoidea, Barrandeocerida, Belosaepia, Boletzkida, Botellusoceras, Burronoceras, Coleoidea, Conchorhynchus, Cyrtoceras, Dartoceras, Davidiceras, Desmoceras, Didymoceras, Discosorida, Ellesmerocerida, Endoceratoidea, Endocerida, Endocycloceratidae, Erlangericheilus, Gonatocheilus, Hadrocheilus, Heyuncunoceras, Kailiceras, Kotetishvilia, Lamellaptychus, Leptocheilus, Leurocycloceratinae, Mesoteuthoidea, Michelinoceratinae, Nautiloidea, Nautilus (Solenochilus), Ohioceratidae, Oncocerida, Orthoceratoidea, Orthoceratoidea, Orthodochmioceras, Palaeoteuthis, Plectonocerida, Protactinocerida, Pseudorthocerida, Rhynchoteuthis, Rhyncolites, Robsonoceratidae, Scaptorrhynchus, Sichunoceras, Songkanoceras, Stemtonoceratidae, Tarphycerida, Teratoceroides, Tetrabranchiata, Tillicheilus, Toxancyloceras, Werthenoceras, Yanhecerida, Yannanoceras, Yichangoceras

Subtaxa: Actinoceratidae Adamsoceras Aluveroceras Armenoceratidae Astoceras Calhounoceras Carbactinoceratidae Eldroceras Eushantungoceras Georginidae Gonioceratidae Hopeioceras Huroniidae Jeholoceras Kobyashiceras Meitanoceras Mesaktoceras Metactinoceras Ormoceratidae Parahelenites Polydesmiidae Sactoceras Subtofangoceras Wutinoceratidae Zerashanoceras

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Greece (1 collection)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Utah)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Nevada, Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2), United States (33: Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Devonian of Canada (1: Quebec), Germany (1), Morocco (3), the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), United States (3: New York)

• Silurian of Canada (46: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Quebec, Québec), China (3), the Czech Republic (1), Italy (3), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (3), the United Arab Emirates (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (8: Illinois, Iowa, New York, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (2: Ohio, Utah)

• Ordovician of Australia (3), Canada (87: Manitoba, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan), China (30), Estonia (8), Greenland (1), Malaysia (5), Norway (12), the Russian Federation (2), Saudi Arabia (1), South Korea (4), Sweden (3), United States (91: Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Indiana, Ohio, Iowa, Minnesota, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

• Chazy of United States (10: New York, Vermont)

• Llandeilo of China (6)

• Whiterockian of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), Thailand (2), United States (3: Nevada)

• Arenig of China (33), South Korea (3)

• Dawan of Mongolia (1)

Total: 431 collections including 679 occurrences

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