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Craniops Hall 1859 (lamp shell)

Craniata - Craniopsida - Craniopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26589

Synonym: Pholidops Hall 1859 (taxon 310014)

Parent taxon: Craniopsidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Discinopsis, Lingulapholis, Paracraniops, Pseudopholidops, Wrightiops

Subtaxa: Craniops hamiltoniae, Craniops pristina, Craniops subtruncata, Pholidops subtruncata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder