†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: Cephalopoda according to B. Kröger 2013

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

Sister taxa: Actinoceratoidea, Actinocerida, Actinodochmioceras, Akidocheilus, Ammonoidea, Anomalosaepiidae, Ascocerida, Ausseites, Avramidiscus, Bactritoidea, Barrandeocerida, Belosaepia, Boletzkida, Botellusoceras, Burronoceras, Coleoidea, Conchorhynchus, Cyrtoceras, Dartoceras, Davidiceras, Desmoceras, Didymoceras, Discosorida, Ellesmerocerida, Endoceratoidea, Endocerida, Endocycloceratidae, Erlangericheilus, Gonatocheilus, Hadrocheilus, Heyuncunoceras, Kailiceras, Kotetishvilia, Lamellaptychus, Leptocheilus, Leurocycloceratinae, Mesoteuthoidea, Michelinoceratinae, Nautiloidea, Nautilus (Solenochilus), Ohioceratidae, Oncocerida, Orthoceratoidea, Orthoceratoidea, Orthodochmioceras, Palaeoteuthis, Plectonocerida, Protactinocerida, Pseudorthocerida, Rhynchoteuthis, Rhyncolites, Robsonoceratidae, Scaptorrhynchus, Sichunoceras, Songkanoceras, Stemtonoceratidae, Teratoceroides, Tetrabranchiata, Tillicheilus, Toxancyloceras, Werthenoceras, Yanhecerida, Yannanoceras, Yichangoceras

Subtaxa: Bateroboceras Bodieceras Craftonoceras Discoceratidae Estonioceratidae Inclytoceras Kinaschukoceras Kosovoceras Magdoceras Ophidioceratidae Pakrioceras Paradiscoceras Plectolites Pseudancistroceras Tarphyceratidae Trocholitidae Weberoceras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (3 collections), Italy (2)

• Ordovician of Australia (7), Canada (19: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (23), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (17), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Malaysia (3), Norway (37), Spain (2), Sweden (16), Thailand (1), the United Kingdom (6), United States (67: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (4)

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

• Whiterockian of United States (2: California, Utah)

• Cassinian of Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), United States (20: Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Texas, Vermont, Virginia)

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

• Arenigian of United States (1: Virginia)

• Canadian of Australia (1)

• Jefferson of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Quebec), United States (6: Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 263 collections including 361 occurrences

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