†family Homalodontidae Mutter et al. 2008 (elasmobranch)

Chondrichthyes - Hybodontiformes - Homalodontidae

Synonym: Wapitiodidae Mutter et al. 2007 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. J. Mutter, A. G. Neuman, and K. Blanger. 2008. Homalodontus nom. nov., a replacement name for Wapitiodus Mutter, de Blanger and Neuman, 2007 (Homalodontidae nom. nov., ? Hybodontoidea), preoccupied by Wapitiodus Orchard, 2005. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154:419-420

Parent taxon: Hybodontoidea according to R. J. Mutter et al. 2008

See also Mutter et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Acrodontidae, Acrorhizodus, Arctacanthus, Asteracanthus semiverrucosus, Asteracanthus verrucosus, Diablodontus, Distobatidae, Hybodontidae, Hybodus strictus, Lissodus, Lonchidiidae, Polyacrodontidae, Ptychodontidae, Trichorhipis, Tristychiidae

Subtaxa: Homalodontus Prolatodon

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Wapiti Lake (Triassic of British Columbia)

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