†superfamily Schistoceratoidea Schmidt 1929 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida

Alternative spelling: Schistocerataceae

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

See also Korn 2006

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

Subtaxa: Christioceratidae Orulganitidae Pseudoparalegoceratidae Schistoceratidae Welleritidae

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of East Timor (1 collection), Pakistan (1), United States (2: Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of Canada (36: Nunavut), Kazakhstan (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (9), Spain (1), United States (100: Arkansas, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 156 collections including 215 occurrences

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