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Leptarius leptus

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Taxonomy
Leptarius leptus was named by Woodring (1964). Its type specimen is USNM 643670, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Leptarius leptus Woodring p. 272 figs. pl. 44, figs. 1, 5

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
RankNameAuthor
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyBuccinoidea(Rafinesque 1815)
familyNassariidaeIredale 1916
genusLeptarius
speciesleptus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: slow-movingf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: carnivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-10 08:23:08
Modified: 2009-10-11 13:50:24
Source: f = family, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Tortonian or 11.62000 to 7.24600 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246Panama (Colon) Leptarius leptus (145337)