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Goniatitidae - Goniatites bohemicus.JPG
Fossil of Goniatites bohemicus from Bavaria, on display at Galerie de paléontologie et d'anatomie comparée in Paris
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Ammonoidea
Order: Goniatitida
Suborder: Goniatitina
Hyatt, 1884
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Goniatitina is one of two suborders included in the order Goniatitida; extinct Paleozoic ammonoid cephalopods only distantly related to the Nautiloidea.


The Goniatitina contains 17 defined superfamilies, listed below.


  • Miller, Furnish, and Schindewolf, 1957, Paleozoic Ammonoidea, Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, Part L. Geological Society of America and University of Kansas Press.
  • Saunders, Work, and Nikoleva 1999. Evolution of Complexity in Paleozoic Ammonoid Sutures, Supplementary material. Science 22 October 1999: Vol. 286 no. 5440 pp. 760–763. Abstract [1]
  • Goniatitina in GONIAT online [2]
  • suborder Goniatitina Hyatt 1884, Paleodb query, 4/18/14.