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Acanthocrania elusa

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Taxonomy
Acanthocrania elusa was named by Cocks (2014). Its type specimen is BC 60471, a valve (external & internal mould of dorsal valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Quarry near Old Mille Café, Tucking Mill, 2 km west of Llanddowror, which is in a Cautleyan carbonate mudstone in the Slade and Redhill Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Acanthocrania elusa Cocks pp. 16 - 17 figs. 4A-E

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumCraniiformeaPopov et al. 1993
classCraniata
orderCraniidaWaagen 1885
superfamilyCranioidea(Menke 1828)
familyCraniidaeMenke 1828
genusAcanthocraniaWilliams 1943
specieselusa

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