†superfamily Shumarditoidea Plummer and Scott 1937 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida

Alternative spelling: Shumarditaceae

Parent taxon: Goniatitina according to Z. R. Zhou 2017

See also Furnish et al. 2009, Korn 2006, Leonova 1989 and Tharalson 1984

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

Subtaxa: Parashumarditidae Perrinitidae Shumarditidae Somoholitidae

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Wolfcamp of Canada (1: Yukon collection)

• Permian of Canada (5: Nunavut, Yukon), China (9), Colombia (1), East Timor (1), Japan (2), Kazakhstan (6), Mexico (4), the Russian Federation (14), Tajikistan (45), Thailand (5), United States (134: Arizona, California, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas), Venezuela (5)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of Canada (5: Nunavut), Kazakhstan (13), the Russian Federation (18), Spain (1), United States (13: Texas)

Total: 284 collections including 328 occurrences

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