Dawsonoceratidae Flower, 1962

Taxon description

Kröger & Isakar, 2006

Emended diagnosis. Annulated orthocones with slender,central to subcentral, tubular or moderately expanded si-phuncle. Septal necks very short and can vary betweenachoanitic, suborthochoanitic, or very short cyrtochoanitic insome developed species. Shell ornamented with a reticulatepattern of growth lines and fine longitudinal raised lines, orwith transverse festoons. Apical shell large, without cicatrix,without initial constriction, apex blunt, annulated or smooth,transverse or longitudinal ornamentation may occur. Incipi-ent annulosiphuncular deposits, and mural cameral depositsare known

Selection of related publications
Kröger, B. 2013. The cephalopods of the Boda Limestone, Late Ordovician, of Dalarna, Sweden. European Journal of Taxonomy 41, 41, 1-110. DOI:10.5852/ejt.2013.41
Kröger, B., Ebbestad, J. O. R., Högström, A. E. S., Frisk, Ǻ. M. 2011. Mass concentration of Hirnantian cephalopods from the Siljan District, Sweden; taxonomy, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeographic relationships. Fossil Record 14, 1, 35-53. DOI:10.1002/mmng.201000014
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Kröger, B., Isakar, M. 2006. Revision of annulated orthoceridan cephalopods of the Baltoscandic Ordovician. Fossil Record 9, 1, 137-163. DOI:10.1002/mmng.200600005
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