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Craniscus

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Taxonomy
Craniscus was named by Dall (1871) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-u R. But Treatise (Williams, et al. 2000) and WoRMS consider this genus extinct.].

It was assigned to Craniidae by Williams et al. (2000); and to Acrotretida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Craniscus Dall
2000Craniscus Williams et al. p. 173
2002Craniscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumCraniiformeaPopov et al. 1993
classCraniata
orderCraniidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyCranioidea(Menke 1828)
familyCraniidaeMenke 1828
genusCraniscusDall 1871

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