Novocrania Lee and Brunton 2001 (lamp shell)

Craniata - Craniida - Craniidae

Alternative spelling: Neocrania

Synonym: Orbicula d'Archiac 1843 [replaced name]

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

See also Sepkoski 2002, Wagner 2017 and Zezina 2010

Sister taxa: Acanthocrania, Ancistrocrania, Celidocrania, Conocrania, Crania, Craniscus, Danocrania, Deliella, Isocrania, Lepidocrania, Mesocrania, Nematocrania, Orthisocrania, Petrocrania, Philhedra, Pseudocrania, Venetocrania, Westralicrania, Xenocrania

Subtaxa: Neocrania anomala Novocrania anomala Novocrania bayaniana Novocrania kermes Novocrania lecointei Novocrania turbinata Orbicula affinis Orbicula discoidea Orbicula lata Orbicula reflexa

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Type: Patella anomala

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greece (1 collection), Italy (4)

• Pliocene of Portugal (4), Spain (1)

• Miocene of Bulgaria (3), the Czech Republic (1), New Zealand (3)

• Oligocene of France (2)

• Eocene of Hungary (1), New Zealand (3), Ukraine (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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