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Leconteia

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Clionitidae

Discussion

Smith (1914) proposed Leconteiceras as a replacement name because he thought the genus was proposed by Lecontia Champion, 1893. However, the two genera have different spellings so Leconteia is valid and no replacement name is required.

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Taxonomy
Leconteia was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905). Its type is Leconteia californica.

It was replaced with Leconteiceras by Tozer (1994).

It was assigned to Clionititidae by Clapham (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Leconteia Hyatt and Smith p. 35
1914Leconteiceras Smith
1927Leconteiceras Smith
1951Leconteiceras Spath p. 110
1981Leconteiceras Tozer p. 96
1994Leconteiceras Tozer p. 177
2002Leconteiceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2015Leconteia Clapham

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyClydonitaceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyClionitidaeArabu 1932
genusLeconteia

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