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Lepidocrania

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Taxonomy
Lepidocrania was named by Cooper and Grant (1974) [Sepkoski's age data: P Asse P Guad-l Sepkoski's reference number: 7]. Its type is Lepidocrania tardispinosa.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1974Lepidocrania Cooper and Grant p. 246
2000Lepidocrania Williams et al. p. 176
2002Lepidocrania 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
genusLepidocrania

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