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Leiostegium

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Leiostegiidae

Taxonomy
Leiostegium was named by Raymond (1913) [Sepkoski's age data: O Trem-l O Trem-u Sepkoski's reference number: 16,795]. Its type is Bathyurus quadratus.

It was assigned to Corynexochida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Leiostegiidae by Jell and Adrain (2003) and Fortey and Bruton (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Leiostegium Raymond
2002Leiostegium Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Leiostegium Jell and Adrain p. 396
2013Leiostegium Fortey and Bruton

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
RankNameAuthor
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
classTrilobitaWalch 1771
orderCorynexochidaKobayashi 1935
familyLeiostegiidaeBradley 1925
genusLeiostegiumRaymond 1913

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