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Leptodus richthofeni

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

Taxonomy
Leptodus richthofeni was named by Kayser (1883). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mingshan Coalfield, Loping Area, which is in a Lopingian carbonate limestone in China. It is the type species of Leptodus.

It was recombined as Lyttonia richthofeni by Waagen (1883), Frech (1911) and Hayasaka (1922).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Leptodus richthofeni Kayser p. 161 figs. Pl 21, figs 9-11
1883Lyttonia richthofeni Waagen p. 403
1911Lyttonia richthofeni Frech p. 135 figs. Pl 20, figs 1-2b
1922Lyttonia richthofeni Hayasaka p. 103 figs. Pl 4, figs 12,13
1964Leptodus richthofeni Sarycheva p. 65 figs. Pl 7, figs 2-4
1977Leptodus richthofeni Yang et al. p. 372 figs. Pl 147, fig 10
1978Leptodus richthofeni Licharew and Kotlyar figs. Pl 15, figs 3,4; pl 21, fig 6
1989Leptodus richthofeni Kotlyar figs. Pl 18, fig 4
1991Leptodus richthofeni Sun p. 236 figs. Pl 5, fig 15
1995Leptodus richthofeni Zeng et al. figs. Pl 11, figs 6,8
2005Leptodus richthofeni Campi et al. p. 124 figs. Pl 4, figs D, E, G, H
2019Leptodus richthofeni He et al. p. 160 figs. 9.50a-g,j

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderLyttoniidina
superfamilyLyttonioidea
familyLyttoniidae
subfamilyLyttoniinae
genusLeptodus
speciesrichthofeni

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