Lepidocrania Cooper and Grant 1974 (lamp shell)

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1974. Permian brachiopods of West Texas, II. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 15:233-793

Parent taxon: Craniidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthocrania, Ancistrocrania, Celidocrania, Conocrania, Crania, Craniscus, Danocrania, Deliella, Isocrania, Mesocrania, Nematocrania, Neocrania, Orthisocrania, Petrocrania, Philhedra, Pseudocrania, Venetocrania, Westralicrania, Xenocrania

Subtaxa: Lepidocrania sparsispinosa Lepidocrania sublamellosa Lepidocrania tardispinosa

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Type: Lepidocrania tardispinosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of United States (47: Texas collections)

Total: 47 collections including 48 occurrences

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