†superfamily Tetragonitoidea Hyatt 1900 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

Alternative spelling: Tetragonitaceae

Parent taxon: Lytoceratina according to Y. Shigeta and M. Izukura 2018

See also Arkadiev et al. 2000, Cooper 1978, El Qot 2018, Förster 1975, Kennedy 1995, Kennedy 1999, Kennedy 2005, Kennedy et al. 2007, Kennedy and Jolkicev 2004, Kennedy and Latil 2007, Kennedy and Morris 2018, Klinger 1985, Niebuhr et al. 2016, Shigeta 2016, Summesberger 1979, Summesberger 1980, Summesberger 1992, Summesberger 1992, Szives 2007, Ward and Kennedy 1993, Wright et al. 1996 and Wright and Kennedy 1984

Sister taxa: Acanthoceratoidea, Aspidoceratoidea, Deshayesitoidea, Desmoceratoidea, Engonoceratoidea, Eoderoceratoidea, Hammatoceratoidea, Hildoceratoidea, Hoplitoidea, Lytoceratoidea, Oppeliaceae, Perisphinctaceae, Perisphinctoidea, Psiloceratoidea, Pulchelliaceae, Sphaeroceratoidea, Spiroceratoidea, Stephanoceratoidea, Protetragonitidae, Hamitaceae, Nannolytoceratidae, Crioceratitaceae

Subtaxa: Gaudryceratidae Tetragonitidae

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Type: Lytoceras (Tetragonites)

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Motuan of New Zealand (2 collections)

• Cretaceous of Angola (11), Antarctica (71), Argentina (2), Australia (23), Austria (6), Brazil (4), Bulgaria (2), Canada (59: British Columbia), Chile (14), Colombia (1), Denmark (9), the Dominican Republic (1), Egypt (8), France (66), Georgia (1), Germany (5), Greenland (5), Hungary (1), India (5), Iran (2), Italy (2), Japan (118), Madagascar (14), Mexico (5), Mozambique (2), the Netherlands (1), New Zealand (11), Nigeria (3), North Atlantic (1), North Pacific (4), Puerto Rico (1), the Russian Federation (35), South Africa (34), Spain (4), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Tunisia (1), Turkey (1), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (2), United States (167: Alaska, Arkansas, California, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, Washington), Venezuela (5)

Total: 715 collections including 1075 occurrences

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