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Palaeostylus (Leptozyga)

Gastropoda - Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae

Taxonomy
Pseudozygopleura (Leptozyga) was named by Knight (1930) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour P Dora Sepkoski's reference number: 1,1130].

It was reranked as Palaeostylus (Leptozyga) by Knight et al. (1960); it was reranked as Leptozyga by Sepkoski (2002).

It was assigned to Pseudozygopleura by Knight (1930); to Palaeostylus by Knight et al. (1960); and to Neotaenioglossa by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Pseudozygopleura (Leptozyga) Knight p. 16
1960Palaeostylus (Leptozyga) Knight et al. p. 313
2002Leptozyga Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderCerithimorpha
familyOrthonemidae
genusPalaeostylus
subgenusLeptozyga()

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