†family Medlicottiidae Karpinsky 1889 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Prolecanitida - Medlicottiidae

Alternative spelling: Medlicottidae

Synonym: Propinacoceratidae Plummer and Scott 1937

Full reference: A. P. Karpinsky. 1889. Über die Ammoneen der Artinsk-Stufe und einige mit denselben verwandte carbonische formen. Mémoires de l'Académie Impérial des Sciences de St-Pétersbourg, VIIe Series 37(2):1-104

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

See also Furnish et al. 2009, Korn 2006, Leonova 1989, Leonova and Shilovsky 2014 and Runnegar 1969

Sister taxa: Darvasiceratidae, Pronoritidae, Shikhanitidae, Sundaitidae

Subtaxa: Artioceratinae Episageceratinae Medlicottiinae Miklukhoceratinae Propinacoceratinae Sicanitinae Uddenitinae

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Type: Medlicottia

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Australia (2 collections), China (1), India (3), Indonesia (4), the Russian Federation (2)

• Permian of Australia (11), Azerbaijan (1), Canada (8: British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), China (25), Colombia (1), East Timor (1), Greenland (2), Indonesia (1), Iran (1), Iraq (1), Italy (3), Japan (17), Kazakhstan (19), Madagascar (2), Malaysia (2), Mexico (8), Mongolia (1), Oman (6), Pakistan (4), the Russian Federation (43), Tajikistan (58), Thailand (5), Ukraine (3), United States (79: Alaska, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Kansas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous to Permian of Kazakhstan (1)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: Nunavut), Kazakhstan (11), the Russian Federation (9), United States (12: Texas)

Total: 352 collections including 505 occurrences

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