†suborder Lituitina Starobogatov 1983 (mollusk)

Cephalopoda - Orthocerida

Alternative spelling: Lituitida

Parent taxon: Orthocerida according to B. Kröger 2013

See also Dzik 1984, Kröger 2008, Kröger et al. 2007 and Shevyrev 2006

Sister taxa: Acrosphaerorthoceras, Aethiosolen, Arionoceratidae, Arterioceras, Badouceras, Baltoceratidae, Bogoslovskya, Bohemites, Cedarvilleoceras, Chicagooceras, Coralloceras, Cornuella, Cryptocycloceras, Cycloceras, Dictyoceras, Donacoceras, Esopoceras, Folioceras, Garryoceras, Geisonoceratidae, Geisonocerina, Greenlandoceras, Haruspex, Heloceras, Jangziceras, Joldagiroceras, Kionoceratidae, Leurocycloceras, Loxoceras, Mericoceras, Molossus, Mongoceras, Murchisoniceras, Naivs, Narthecoceratidae, Nebroceras, Neorthoceras, Neosichuanoceras, Ophidioceras, Orthoceratidae, Orthoceratina, Palaeocycloceras, Paradnatoceras, Paramooreoceras, Plicatoceras, Podoliceras, Proteoceratidae, Protobactrites, Pseudokionoceras, Pseudorthocerataceae, Pseudotemperoceras, Pythonoceras, Rhabdites, Rhipsites, Richmondoceras, Sannionites, Siberioceras, Sichuanaceras, Sichuanoceratidae, Sphaerorthoceratidae, Sphaerortoceratidae, Standardoceras, Subspyroceras, Tambegiroceras, Tartaroceras, Tienoceras, Tretoceras, Trispectes, Tunguskoceras, Vericeras, Zhuralevia, Greenlandoceratidae, Allumettoceratidae, Michelinoceratidae, Striatoceratidae, Choanoceratidae, Cycloceratidae, Eskimoceratidae, Clinoceratidae, Engorthoceratidae

Subtaxa: Lamellorthoceratidae Lituitidae Sinoceratidae Sphooceratidae

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Daleje of Morocco (1 collection)

• Devonian of Italy (1), Morocco (9)

• Silurian of Italy (7), Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (2), United States (2: Wisconsin)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador), China (22), Estonia (3), Norway (27), South Korea (7), Spain (1), Sweden (15), the United Kingdom (1)

• Llandeilo of China (7)

• Arenig of Argentina (1)

Total: 112 collections including 144 occurrences

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