Crania Retzius 1781 (lamp shell)

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

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

See also Pacaud and Le Renard 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Crania altivertes Crania anticostiana Crania antiqua Crania austriaca Crania blairi Crania californica Crania calymene Crania chesterensis Crania craniolaris Crania dodgei Crania hawaiiensis Crania huttoni Crania indonesiensis Crania kirkbyi Crania laevis Crania lamellosa Crania missouriensis Crania permica Crania philippinensis Crania pourtalesi Crania proavia Crania reposita Crania roseradiata Crania rostrata Crania rowleyi Crania starhembergensis Crania subrostrata Crania suessi Crania valdiviae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), United States (1: Florida)

• Miocene of Poland (1)

• Eocene of New Zealand (1), United States (1: North Carolina)

• Paleocene of Austria (1), Denmark (11)

• Cretaceous of Belgium (1), the Czech Republic (2), Denmark (3), France (1), Germany (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

• Jurassic of France (4), Germany (1), Portugal (1), Romania (1)

• Triassic of Austria (1), China (1), Hungary (2), Italy (1)

• Permian of Greenland (2), the Russian Federation (2), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Alaska, Texas)

• Pennsylvanian of United States (1: Alaska)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (5), United States (35: Alabama, Alaska, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, New mexico, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Alaska)

• Devonian of Canada (3: New Brunswick, Yukon, Yukon Territory), United States (29: Alaska, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, New York)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Quebec), Sweden (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Ontario, Quebec), United States (5: Minnesota, Tennessee)

Total: 136 collections including 144 occurrences

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