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Leptaleoceras

Cephalopoda - Ammonitida - Hildoceratidae

Taxonomy
Leptaleoceras was named by Buckman (1918) [Sepkoski's age data: J Plie-u Sepkoski's reference number: 302]. It is not extant. Its type is Leptaleoceras leptum.

It was assigned to Arieticeratinae by Thomson and Smith (1992), Smith and Tipper (1996), Géczy and Meister (1998), Sepkoski (2002), Hillebrandt (2006) and Howarth (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1918Leptaleoceras Buckman
1992Leptaleoceras Thomson and Smith p. 33
1996Leptaleoceras Smith and Tipper p. 57
1998Leptaleoceras Géczy and Meister
2002Leptaleoceras Sepkoski, Jr.
2006Leptaleoceras Hillebrandt p. 239
2013Leptaleoceras Howarth p. 86

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderAmmonitidaHyatt 1889
suborderAmmonitinaHyatt 1889
superfamilyHildoceratoidea(Hyatt 1867)
familyHildoceratidaeHyatt 1867
subfamilyArieticeratinaeHowarth 1955
genusLeptaleocerasBuckman 1918

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