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Mesocrania

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Taxonomy
Mesocrania was named by Smirnova (1997) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-u K Berr]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Acrotretida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Craniidae by Williams et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Mesocrania Smirnova
2002Mesocrania Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Mesocrania Williams et al. p. 2592

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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
genusMesocraniaSmirnova 1997

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