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Leptoscapha

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Taxonomy
Leptoscapha was named by Fischer (1883) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l T Mi-m Sepkoski's reference number: 530,614].

It was assigned to Volutinae by Darragh (1989) and Pacaud and Le Renard (1995); and to Neogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Leptoscapha Fischer
1989Leptoscapha Darragh p. 206
1995Leptoscapha Pacaud and Le Renard p. 166
2002Leptoscapha Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyVolutinaeRafinesque 1815
genusLeptoscaphaFischer 1883

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