†family Acanthoceratidae Grossouvre 1894 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Acanthoceratidae

Synonyms: Buchiceratidae Hyatt 1903, Buchiceratinae Hyatt 1903, Metoicoceratidae Hyatt 1903, Metoicoceratinae Hyatt 1903

Parent taxon: Acanthoceratoidea according to A. S. Gale et al. 2018

See also Ahmad et al. 2013, Aly et al. 2008, Arkadiev et al. 2000, Barroso-Barcenilla 2004, Barroso-Barcenilla 2007, Benzaggagh et al. 2017, Cobban 1988, Cooper 1978, El Qot 2018, Förster 1975, Gale et al. 2005, Ifrim and Stinnesbeck 2007, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy 1994, Kennedy et al. 1996, Kennedy 2005, Kennedy 2013, Kennedy 2014, Kennedy and Cobban 1988, Kennedy et al. 1988, Kennedy and Cobban 1990, Kennedy et al. 1996, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy and Jolkicev 2004, Kennedy et al. 2008, Kennedy and Morris 2018, Kennedy and Simmons 1991, Matsumoto and Skwarko 1993, Meister 1989, Meister et al. 1994, Meister et al. 1992, Mosavinia and Wilmsen 2011, Parnes 1964, Sharifi et al. 2016, Summesberger 1992 and Zaborski 1987

Sister taxa: Brancoceratidae, Cleoniceratidae, Coilopoceratidae, Collignoniceratidae, Flickiidae, Forbesiceratidae, Leymeriellidae, Lyelliceratidae, Mojsisovicsiidae, Peroniceratidae, Prolyelliceratidae, Pseudotissotidae, Pseudotissotiidae, Sphenodiscidae, Tissotiidae, Vascoceratidae

Subtaxa: Acanthoceratinae Euomphaloceratinae Mammitinae Mantelliceratinae Roemeroceras

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Type: Acanthoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Angola (19 collections), Antarctica (6), Australia (5), Austria (2), Brazil (34), Bulgaria (14), Cameroon (4), Canada (26: Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories), Colombia (5), Denmark (1), Egypt (17), France (52), Gabon (2), Georgia (1), Germany (66), India (1), Iran (10), Israel (1), Japan (33), Jordan (6), Kazakhstan (3), Madagascar (14), Mexico (32), Morocco (2), Mozambique (4), Niger (18), Nigeria (37), Oman (2), Palestinian Territory (1), Papua New Guinea (9), Peru (13), Romania (3), the Russian Federation (5), South Africa (1), Spain (39), Switzerland (1), Tanzania (1), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Tunisia (15), Turkmenistan (1), USSR (3), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (35), United States (374: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (10)

Total: 930 collections including 1538 occurrences

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