†superfamily Goniatitoidea Haan 1825 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida

Alternative spelling: Goniatitaceae

Parent taxon: Goniatitina according to W. M. Furnish et al. 2009

See also Korn 2006, Korn et al. 1999, Korn and Sudar 2016, Korn and Titus 2015 and Leonova 1989

Sister taxa: Adrianitoidea, Agathiceratoidea, Cycloloboidea, Dimorphoceratoidea, Gastrioceratoidea, Girtyocerataceae, Gonioloboceratoidea, Marathonitoidea, Neodimorphoceratoidea, Neoglyphioceratoidea, Neoicoceratoidea, Nomismoceratoidea, Pericycloidea, Popanoceratoidea, Schistoceratoidea, Shumarditoidea, Somoholitoidea, Thalassoceratoidea

Subtaxa: Delepinoceratidae Goniatitidae

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Type: Goniatites

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (2 collections), United States (1: Nevada)

• Permian of United States (1: Wyoming)

• Carboniferous of Algeria (22), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (2: Nunavut), China (1), the Czech Republic (6), Germany (2), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (37), Morocco (25), the Russian Federation (62), Serbia and Montenegro (10), Tajikistan (2), the United Kingdom (9), United States (98: Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah), Uzbekistan (12)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Devonian of the Czech Republic (2), Spain (1), United States (3: Alaska, Maryland, New York)

Total: 301 collections including 531 occurrences

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