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Craniops

Craniata - Craniopsida - Craniopsidae

Taxonomy
Craniops was named by Hall (1859) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-l C Tour Sepkoski's reference number: 4,397]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Craniopsidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Craniops Hall
2000Craniops Williams et al. p. 164
2002Craniops Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumCraniiformeaPopov et al. 1993
classCraniata
orderCraniopsidaGorjansky and Popov 1985
superfamilyCraniopsioideaWilliams 1963
familyCraniopsidaeWilliams 1963
genusCraniopsHall 1859

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