Liroceras Teichert 1940 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Liroceratidae

Invalid subtaxa: Coloceras [replaced name], Nautilus (Coloceras) [replaced name]

Full reference: C. Teichert. 1940. Contributions to nautiloid nomenclature. Journal of Paleontology 14(6):590-597

Parent taxon: Liroceratidae according to I. S. Barskov and O. P. Shilovsky 2014

See also Gordon 1964, Miller and Youngquist 1949, Reed 1931, Sepkoski 2002 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Alexandronautilus, Bistrialites, Coelogasteroceras, Condraoceras, Hemiliroceras, Paraliroceras, Paranautilus, Peripetoceras, Perunautilus, Potoceras, Tomponautilus

Subtaxa: Liroceras bakhense Liroceras chenxianense Liroceras devjatovense Liroceras didmyoaurise Liroceras excentricum Liroceras fornicatum Liroceras gardenense Liroceras globulare Liroceras hsuyuchiani Liroceras hunanense Liroceras involutum Liroceras korulkense Liroceras liratum Liroceras meishanense Liroceras missouriensis Liroceras molengraafi Liroceras orientale Liroceras praelunense Liroceras ruzhencevi Liroceras salomonensis Liroceras sinense Liroceras volgense Liroceras waterloti

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Canada (2: Yukon collections), China (7), Iran (3), Italy (7), Kazakhstan (1), Madagascar (2), Mexico (1), Oman (1), Pakistan (1), the Russian Federation (2), Tajikistan (1), United States (5: New Mexico, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Illinois)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania)

• Westphalian of United States (1: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Kazakhstan (2), the Russian Federation (8), the United Kingdom (1), United States (4: Arizona, Arkansas, Texas)

Total: 54 collections including 60 occurrences

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