†suborder Orthoceratina Dzik 1984 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

Full reference: J. Dzik. 1984. Phylogeny of the Nautiloidea. Palaeontologica Polonica 45:1-212

Parent taxon: Orthoceratida according to B. Kröger 2013

See also Mutvei 2002

Sister taxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonoceratidae, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Lituitina, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratidae, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Proteoceratidae, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Tripteroceratidae, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Dawsonoceratidae Eriditidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (2: Ontario), the Czech Republic (1), Morocco (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Canada (4: Quebec), China (2), the Czech Republic (6), Ireland (1), Italy (6), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (61: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Tennessee, Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (5: Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Quebec), Estonia (11), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (1), United States (26: Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio)

• Arenig of Argentina (1)

Total: 142 collections including 175 occurrences

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