Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Decoritidae




















Decoritidae
Scientific classification


































Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Cephalopoda
Subclass:Ammonoidea
Order:Goniatitida
Suborder:Goniatitina
Superfamily:Gastriocerataceae
Family:Decoritidae

Ruzhencev & Bogoslovskaya 1975

Genera



Decoritidae is one of five families of the Gastriocerataceae superfamily. They are an extinct group of ammonoid, which are shelled cephalopods related to squids, belemnites, octopi, and cuttlefish, and more distantly to the nautiloids.



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