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Conus (Leptoconus)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Taxonomy
Leptoconus was named by Swainson (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 814]. It is extant.

It was reranked as Conus (Leptoconus) by Woodring (1928), Mukerjee (1939), Olsson and Harbison (1953), DuBar (1958), Dey (1961), Petuch (1988), Harzhauser et al. (2002) and Landau et al. (2008).

It was assigned to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Conus by Woodring (1928), Mukerjee (1939), Olsson and Harbison (1953), DuBar (1958), Dey (1961), Petuch (1988), Harzhauser et al. (2002) and Landau et al. (2008).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Leptoconus Swainson p. 312
1928Conus (Leptoconus) Woodring p. 208
1939Conus (Leptoconus) Mukerjee p. 84
1953Conus (Leptoconus) Olsson and Harbison p. 173
1958Conus (Leptoconus) DuBar p. 184
1961Conus (Leptoconus) Dey
1988Conus (Leptoconus) Petuch p. 34
2002Conus (Leptoconus) Harzhauser et al.
2002Leptoconus Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Conus (Leptoconus) Landau et al. p. 456

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyConoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyConidaeFleming 1822
genusConus
subgenusLeptoconus(Swainson 1840)

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