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Leeites

Cephalopoda - Goniatitida - Hyattoceratidae

Taxonomy
Leeites was named by Bogoslovskaya (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: P Sakm Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Eohyattoceras leei.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eohyattoceras by Furnish et al. (2009).

It was assigned to Goniatitida by Sepkoski (2002); to Vidrioceratinae by Bogoslovskaya (1990) and Korn (2006); and to Hyattoceratidae by Leonova (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Leeites Bogoslovskaya p. 72
2002Leeites Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Leeites Korn
2018Leeites Leonova p. 243

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderGoniatitidaHyatt 1884
suborderGoniatitinaHyatt 1884
superfamilyMarathonitoidea(Ruzhencev 1938)
familyHyattoceratidae(Miller and Furnish 1957)
genusLeeites

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