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Paucicrura Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dalmanellidae

Synonyms: Cristiferina Cooper 1956, Sigopallus

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245

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

Sister taxa: Bancroftina, Cryptothyris, Dalmanella, Eremotrema, Howellites, Minororthis, Mirorthis, Onniella, Onnizetina, Ravozetina, Trucizetina, Wysogorskiella

Subtaxa: Paucicrura cristata, Paucicrura cristifera, Paucicrura fistulosa, Paucicrura navis, Paucicrura plana, Paucicrura robusta, Paucicrura rogata, Paucicrura subplana

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Type: Orthis rogata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder