Popanoceras bowmani, from here.

Belongs within: Gastriocerataceae.

The Popanoceratidae are a group of discoidal to globular ammonoids known from the Upper Carboniferous to the Upper Permian (Miller et al. 1957).

Characters (from Miller et al. 1957): Conch discoidal to globular, umbilicus small. Sutures ceratitic to ammonitic, forming series of subequal lateral lobes.

|--Protopopanoceras sublahuseni (Gerassimov 1937)HK93
|--Epitauroceras soewarnoi Glenister & Furnish 1988HK93
|--Tauroceras Toumanskaya 1938SLE01
| `--*T. scrobiculatum (Gemmellaro 1887) [=Popanoceras scrobiculatum]SLE01
`--Popanoceras Hyatt 1884 [incl. Pamiropopanoceras Leonova 1989]ZL04
|--*P. sobolewskyanus (de Verneuil 1845) (see below for synonymy)ZL04
|--P. antiquum [=Arcestes antiquus]H84
|--P. benedictinumG31
|--P. bowmaniRR79
|--P. daraeG31
|--P. ganti Smith 1903P68
|--*Pamiropopanoceras’ meridionale Leonova 1989ZL04
|--P. perspectivumG31
|--P. tietzeiG31
`--P. walcotti White 1889P68

*Popanoceras sobolewskyanus (de Verneuil 1845) [=Goniatites sobolewskyanus, P. soboleskianum (l. c.); incl. Goniatites kiangianus de Verneuil 1845, P. kiangianum, G. koninckianus de Verneuil 1845, P. koninckianum]ZL04

*Type species of generic name indicated


[G31] Grabau, A. W. 1931. The Permian of Mongolia: A report on the Permian fauna of the Jisu Honguer limestone of Mongolia and its relations to the Permian of other parts of the world. American Museum of Natural History: New York.

[HK93] Hewitt, R. A., J. Kullmann, M. R. House, B. F. Glenister & Wang Y.-G. 1993. Mollusca: Cephalopoda (pre-Jurassic Ammonoidea). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 189–211. Chapman & Hall: London.

[H84] Hyatt, A. 1883–1884. Genera of fossil cephalopods. Boston Soc. Nat. History, Proc. 22: 253–338.

Miller, A. K., W. M. Furnish & O. H. Schindewolf. 1957. Paleozoic Ammonoidea. In: Moore, R. C. (ed.) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt L. Mollusca 4. Cephalopoda: Ammonoidea pp. L11–L79. Geological Society of America, and University of Kansas Press.

[P68] Purnell, L. R. 1968. Catalog of the type specimens of invertebrate fossils. Part I: Paleozoic Cephalopoda. United States National Museum Bulletin 262: 1–198.

[RR79] Ross, C. A., & J. R. P. Ross. 1979. Permian. In: Robison, R. A., & C. Teichert (eds) Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology pt A. Introduction. Fossilisation (Taphonomy), Biogeography and Biostratigraphy pp. A291–A350. The Geological Society of America, Inc.: Boulder (Colorado), and The University of Kansas: Lawrence (Kansas).

[SLE01] Sone, M., M. S. Leman & M. Ehino. 2001. Middle Permian cephalopods from central Peninsular Malaysia: implications for faunal migration through the southern Tethys. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 19: 805–814.

[ZL04] Zhou, Z., & M. Liengjarern. 2004. Lower Permian perrinitid ammonoid faunas from Thailand. Journal of Paleontology 78: 317–339.

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