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Temporal range: Upper Cambrian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Cephalopoda
Order: Ellesmerocerida
Family: Ellesmeroceratidae
Genus: Paleoceras

Paleoceras is a genus of fossil cephalopods [1] from the Upper Cambrian.[2]


  1. ^ Yochelson, E. L.; Flower, R. H.; Webers, G. F. (1973), "The bearing of the new Late Cambrian monoplacophoran genus Knightoconus upon the origin of the Cephalopoda", Lethaia 6 (3): 275–309, doi:10.1111/j.1502-3931.1973.tb01199.x 
  2. ^ Chen, J. Y.; Teichert, C. (1983). "Cambrian cephalopods". Geology 11 (11): 647–650. Bibcode:1983Geo....11..647J. doi:10.1130/0091-7613(1983)11<647:CC>2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0091-7613.