Stearoceras Hyatt 1893 (nautiloid)

Cephalopoda - Nautilida - Grypoceratidae

Full reference: A. Hyatt. 1893. Carboniferous cephalopods, second paper. Annual Report of the Geological Survey of Texas 4(2):377-474

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Domatoceras, Epidomatoceras, Grypoceras, Gryponautilus, Gyronautilinae, Menuthionautilus, Neostenopoceras, Paradomatoceras, Parastenopoceras, Plummeroceras, Pselioceras, Stenopoceras, Titanoceras, Virgaloceras, Xiaohenautilus

Subtaxa: Stearoceras conchiferum Stearoceras gibbosum Stearoceras hesperium Stearoceras immane Stearoceras involutum Stearoceras militarium Stearoceras phosphoriense Stearoceras punjabicum Stearoceras simplex Stearoceras smithi Stearoceras sublaeve

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of China (1 collection), Colombia (1), Japan (2), Mexico (1), Pakistan (7), United States (10: California, Nebraska, New Mexico, Texas, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of United States (6: Arkansas, Texas)

Total: 29 collections including 32 occurrences

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