Maelonoceras Hyatt 1884 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Oncocerida - Oncoceratidae

Parent taxon: Oncoceratidae according to R. C. Frey 1995

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Asaphiceras, Beloitoceras, Centrorizoceras, Cyrtorizoceras, Dalecarlioceras, Digenuoceras, Dunleithoceras, Ehlersoceras, Ekwanoceras, Kentlandoceras, Laphamoceras, Loganoceras, Metarizoceras, Miamoceras, Neumatoceras, Oncoceras, Oocerina, Orthorizoceras, Paramiamoceras, Paroocerina, Retizitteloceras, Richardsonoceras, Richardsonoceroides, Rizoceras, Romingoceras, Scofieldoceras, Vaupelia, Zittelloceras

Subtaxa: Maelonoceras metellus Maelonoceras praematurum

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Niagaran of United States (1: Ohio collection)

• Ordovician of United States (2: Kentucky, Michigan)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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