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†family Phricodoceratidae Spath 1938 (ammonite)

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida

PaleoDB taxon number: 257702

Alternative spelling: Phricodoceratinae

Synonyms: Epideroceratidae Dommergues and Meister 1999 (no. 257704), Villaniinae Arkell 1957 (no. 257703)

Parent taxon: Eoderoceratoidea according to M. K. Howarth 2013

Sister taxa: Amaltheidae, Coeloceratidae, Dactylioceratidae, Eoderoceratidae, Liparoceratidae, Polymorphitidae

Subtaxa: Capreoliceras, Foetterleiceras, Phricodoceras, Pseudophricodoceras, Pseuduptonia, Villania

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Type: Phricodoceras

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic carnivore