Craigella (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Synonyms: Epacroplecia Williams 1962, Nucleorhynchia

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

See also Candela and Harper 2014, Mitchell 1977, Sepkoski 2002 and Williams 1962

Sister taxa: Acaretyrricula, Amphiplecia, Bicuspina, Brachymimulus, Caeroplecia, Cliftonia, Grammoplecia, Ogmoplecia, Onychoplecia, Onychotreta, Oxoplecia, Paraonychoplecia, Placotriplesia, Plectotreta, Streptis, Triplesia

Subtaxa: Craigella grayiae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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