Vaginoceras Hyatt 1884 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Endocerida - Endoceratidae

Parent taxon: Endoceratidae according to C. Teichert et al. 1964

See also Frey 1995, Sepkoski 2002 and Sweet 1958

Sister taxa: Allocotoceras, Cameroceras, Chazyoceras, Cyclendoceras, Dideroceras, Endoceras, Foerstellites, Kotoceras, Kutorgoceras, Lamottoceras, Liskeardia, Nanno, Proterovaginoceras, Suecoceras, Tasmanoceras, Thylacoceras, Triendoceras, Vaningenoceras

Subtaxa: Vaginoceras oppletum

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (10: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec collections), China (13), Norway (2), South Korea (2), United States (4: Kentucky, New York)

• Llandeilo of China (6)

• Chazy of United States (3: New York, Vermont)

• Dawan of China (3)

• Arenig of China (5)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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