Mericoceras

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Mericoceras
Temporal range: Silurian(?) -Devonian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Subclass: Nautiloidea
Order: Orthocerida
Genus: Mericoceras

Mericoceras is an extinct nautiloid cephalopod that lived during the Late Devonian and possible as early as the Silurian.

Taxonomy[edit]

Mericoceras is included in the Orthocerida, an order of cephalopods.

Fossil distribution[edit]

Fossil distribution is exclusive to Sardinia, Wisconsin USA, and northern Ontario, Canada.

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