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Leconteites

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Cleoniceratidae

Taxonomy
Leconteites was named by Casey (1954) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi-l]. Its type is Desmoceras lecontei.

It was assigned to Cleoniceratidae by Wright et al. (1996); and to Ammonoidea by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1954Leconteites Casey p. 110
1996Leconteites Wright et al. p. 96
2002Leconteites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyAcanthoceratoidea(de Grossouvre 1894)
familyCleoniceratidae()
genusLeconteites

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