†order Orodontiformes Zangerl 1981 (chimaera)

Chondrichthyes - Orodontiformes

Full reference: R. Zangerl. 1981. Chondrichthyes I: Paleozoic Elasmobranchii. Handbook of Paleoichthyology 3a

Parent taxon: Holocephali according to J. A. Long 2011

Sister taxa: Debeeriformes, Delphyodontos, Edaphodontidae, Eugeneodontiformes, Helodontiformes, Holocephalomorpha, Iniopterygiformes, Macrodontacanthus, Menaspacanthus, Paraselachiamorpha, Paraselachimorpha, Petalodontiformes, Physonemus, Ptyktoptychion, Thoralodus, Pseudodontichthyidae, Metaxyacanthus, Ageleodus, Mesolophodus, Desmiodus, Cynopodius, Gregoriidae, Lagarodontidae, Brachyrhizodus, Euglossodus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Brazil (1 collection), United States (6: Kansas, Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of the United Kingdom (2)

• Carboniferous of the Russian Federation (1), United States (7: Arizona, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri)

• Mississippian of the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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