Armenoceras Foerste 1924 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Actinocerida - Armenoceratidae

Synonym: Helenites Zhuravleva 1962

Parent taxon: Armenoceratidae according to B. A. Stait 1988

See also Flower 1957, Sepkoski 2002, Stait and Burrett 1984, Strand 1934 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Cyrtonybyoceras, Elrodoceras, Megadisocosorus, Monocyrtoceras, Nybyoceras, Selkirkoceras, Stolbovoceras

Subtaxa: Armenoceras australe Armenoceras barnesi Armenoceras callaghani Armenoceras chediforme Armenoceras chicottense Armenoceras cygneum Armenoceras hearsti Armenoceras holtedahli Armenoceras lenticontractum Armenoceras michaudae Armenoceras nummularium Armenoceras raptor Armenoceras robsoni Armenoceras subconicum Armenoceras vesperale

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Type: Armenoceras hearsti

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (23: Northwest Territories, Quebec collections), Norway (2), the Russian Federation (14), the United Kingdom (5)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (10: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), China (22), Malaysia (2), Norway (3), South Korea (1), United States (11: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas)

• Llandeilo of China (5)

• Whiterockian of Thailand (1)

• Dawan of Mongolia (1)

• Arenig of China (5)

Total: 106 collections including 114 occurrences

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