†family Cardioceratidae Siemiradzki 1891 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonoidea - Cardioceratidae

Synonym: Cadoceratidae Hyatt 1900

Parent taxon: Stephanocerataceae according to D. N. Kiselev 1997

See also Arkell et al. 1957, Arthur et al. 1993, Mesezhnikov 1984 and Mitta 2016

Sister taxa: Clydoniceratidae, Kosmoceratidae, Macrocephalitidae, Oecoptychiidae, Otoitidae, Sphaeroceratidae, Stephanoceratidae, Thamboceratidae, Tulitidae

Subtaxa: Arctocephalitinae Cadoceratinae Cadochamoussetia Cardioceratinae Eckhardites Plasmatites

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Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Canada (11: British Columbia), France (34), Germany (9), Greenland (4), Norway (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (67), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (38), United States (162: Alaska, California, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 329 collections including 605 occurrences

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