Cotteroceras

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Cotteroceras
Temporal range: LOrd (M-U Canad)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Nautiloidea
Order: Endocerida
Family: Proterocameroceratidae
Genus: Cotteroceras
Ulrich & Foerste, 1936

Cotteroceras is a proterocameroceratid from the Lower Ordovician of North America and Siberia characterized by a long straight and compressed shell with very short camerae and long body chamber. Sutures are straight and oblique, sloping dorsoventrally toward the apex. The siphuncle is large but details are unknown.


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