†family Anthracoceratidae Plummer and Scott 1937 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Anthracoceratidae

Full reference: F. B. Plummer and G. Scott. 1937. Upper Paleozoic ammonites in Texas. The University of Texas Bulletin 3701:1-516

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

See also Korn 2006

Sister taxa: Berkhoceratidae, Dimorphoceratidae, Eogonioloboceratidae

Subtaxa: Anthracoceras Anthracoceratoides Cathranoceras Ningxiaceras Sudeticeras

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore


• Chokierian of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Namurian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (1), Kazakhstan (21), Libya (1), Morocco (10), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (66), United States (15: Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma)

Total: 118 collections including 141 occurrences

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