Palorthoceras Kröger et al. 2007 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida - Orthoceratidae

Full reference: B. Kröger, M. S. Beresi, and E. Landing. 2007. Early orthoceratoid cephalopods from the Argentine Precordillera (Lower-Middle Ordovician). Journal of Paleontology 81(6):1266-1283

Parent taxon: Orthoceratidae according to B. Kröger et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Chebbioceras, Infundibuloceras, Kopaninoceras, Merocycloceras, Michelinoceras, Orthoceras, Orthocycloceras, Pleurorthoceras, Pojetoceras, Prohypogeophis, Prohypogeophis tunariensis, Pseudospyroceras, Striatocycloceras, Theoceras, Tibichoanoceras, Trematoceras, Oxfordoceras, Copiceras, Ogygoceras

Subtaxa: Palorthoceras buttsi Palorthoceras kayseri

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Type: Palorthoceras kayseri

Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quebrada de Talacasto section, cephalopods (Ordovician of Argentina)

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