†order Tarphycerida Flower and Kummel, Jr. 1950 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Tarphycerida

Alternative spelling: Tarphyceratida

Full reference: R. H. Flower and B. Kummel, Jr. 1950. A Classification of the Nautiloidea. Journal of Paleontology 24(5):604-616

Parent taxon: Multiceratoidea according to A. Pohle et al. 2022

See also Chen et al. 1981, Crick 1981, Evans 2011, Flower and Kummel 1950, Frye 1982, Kröger 2013, Kröger et al. 2011, Kröger and Landing 2009, Mutvei 2013, Sepkoski 2002 and Teichert et al. 1964

Sister taxa: Apocrinoceratidae, Apsidoceratidae, Ascocerida, Bassleroceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Cyclostomiceratidae, Cyrtocerinida, Discosorida, Oncocerida, Uranoceratidae

Subtaxa: Bateroboceras Bodieceras Craftonoceras Discoceratidae Estonioceratidae Inclytoceras Magdoceras Ophidioceratidae Pakrioceras Pseudancistroceras Tarphyceratidae Trocholitidae Weberoceratidae

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (4 collections), Sweden (6), United States (1: Wisconsin)

• Dobrotivian of the Czech Republic (4), Spain (1)

• Aluoja of Estonia (3)

• Whiterockian of United States (3: California, Nevada, Utah)

• Chazyan of United States (5: New York, Vermont)

• Fennian of Malaysia (1)

• Hunderum of Sweden (1)

• Arenig of Argentina (2), China (4), United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Arenigian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Ordovician of Australia (7), Canada (24: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (27), Estonia (14), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Malaysia (2), Norway (37), Spain (1), Sweden (15), the United Kingdom (6), United States (99: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia)

• Canadian of Australia (1)

• Ibexian of Thailand (1)

Total: 275 collections including 377 occurrences

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