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Leptomitus lineatus

Demospongiae - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Tuponia lineata was named by Walcott (1920). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Leptomitus lineatus by Rigby and Collins (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Tuponia lineata Walcott
2004Leptomitus lineatus Rigby and Collins

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongiae(Sollas 1875)
subclassClavaxinellidaLevi 1956
familyLeptomitidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusLeptomitusWalcott 1886
specieslineatus(Walcott 1920)

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.

Leptomitus lineatus Walcott 1920
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No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Locomotion: stationaryg
Attached: yesg
Life habit: epifaunalg
Diet: suspension feederg
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-02-19 18:11:21
Modified: 2009-03-08 19:53:41
Source: g = genus, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Bambach et al. 2007, Whittington et al. 1997

Age range: base of the St Davids to the top of the Delamaran or 509.00000 to 506.50000 Ma

Collections (14 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Delamaran511.2 - 506.5Canada (British Columbia) Leptomitus lineatus (84424 84425 84426 84427 84428 121953 121954 121959 121962 121963 121966)
St Davids509.0 - 497.0Spain Leptomitus lineatus (55501)
St Davids509.0 - 497.0Canada (British Columbia) Leptomitus lineatus (122072 122094)