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Acanthocrania platys

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Taxonomy
Acanthocrania platys was named by Cooper and Grant (1974). Its type specimen is USNM 151456, a valve, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is USNM728f, Victorio Canyon, Sierra Diablo, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bone Spring Formation of Texas.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Acanthocrania platys Cooper and Grant p. 244 figs. Pl 28, figs 14-16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCraniiformeaPopov et al. 1993
classCraniata
orderCraniidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyCranioidea(Menke 1828)
familyCraniidaeMenke 1828
genusAcanthocraniaWilliams 1943
speciesplatys

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available