Cyptendoceras Ulrich and Foerste 1936 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthoceratoidea - Protocycloceratidae

Parent taxon: Protocycloceratidae according to D.H. Evans 2011

See also Flower 1964, Hook and Flower 1977 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Catoraphiceras, Catoraphinoceras, Diastoloceras, Endocycloceras, Kyminoceras, Notocycloceras, Protocycloceras

Subtaxa: Cyptendoceras floridaense Cyptendoceras kirki Cyptendoceras rhythmicum Cyptendoceras richardsoni Cyptendoceras ruedemanni Cyptendoceras whitfieldi

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Type: Cyptendoceras ruedemanni

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (1 collection), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Texas)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Bolivia (1)

• Cassinian of United States (6: Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Vermont)

Total: 11 collections including 13 occurrences

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