†family Cardioceratidae Siemiradzki 1891 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - 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, Mitta 2016 and Schlegelmilch 1994

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

Subtaxa: Arctocephalitinae Cadoceratinae Cadochamoussetia Cardioceratinae Eckhardites Plasmatites

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Type: Cardioceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of the United Kingdom (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Canada (11: British Columbia), France (34), Germany (10), Greenland (4), North Atlantic (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (72), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (26), Sweden (1), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (40), United States (162: Alaska, California, Montana, Wyoming)

Total: 366 collections including 675 occurrences

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