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Leella

- Staffellidae

Taxonomy
Leella was named by Dunbar and Skinner (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: P Guad-u Sepkoski's reference number: 146]. Its type is Leella bellula.

It was assigned to Staffellinae by Rosovskaya (1965); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Leella Dunbar and Skinner p. 603
1965Leella Rosovskaya p. 140
2002Leella Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderFusulinina(Fursenko 1958)
superfamilyFusulinoidea(Moeller 1878)
familyStaffellidaeMiklukho-Maklay 1949
genusLeella

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