†family Dawsonoceratidae Flower 1962 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Dawsonoceratidae

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: Orthoceratina according to B. Kröger 2013

See also Kröger 2007, Kröger 2008, Kröger et al. 2011 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxon: Eriditidae

Subtaxa: Anaspyroceras Calocyrtocerina Dawsonoceras Dawsonocerina Metaspyroceras Palaeodawsonocerina

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Type: Dawsonoceras

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (2: Ontario), the Czech Republic (1), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Canada (4: Quebec), China (2), the Czech Republic (6), Ireland (1), Italy (6), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (61: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (5: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Estonia (11), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (26: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio)

• Arenig of Argentina (1)

Total: 142 collections including 172 occurrences

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