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†family Orthacodontidae de Beaumont 1960 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Synechodontiformes

PaleoDB taxon number: 131669

Parent taxon: Synechodontiformes according to C. J. Duffin and D. J. Ward 1993

Sister taxa: Mucrovenator, Paleospinacidae, Polyfaciodus, Rhomphaiodon, Safrodus

Subtaxa: Sphenodus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore