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Leptomitella metta

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Taxonomy
Leptomitus metta was named by Rigby (1983). It is not extant. Its type locality is Marjum Formation, Locality 1, which is in a Menevian offshore shelf mudstone/limestone in the Marjum Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Leptomitella metta by Rigby and Collins (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Leptomitus metta Rigby
2004Leptomitella metta Rigby and Collins

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
orderProtomonaxonida
RankNameAuthor
familyLeptomitidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusLeptomitellaRigby 1986
speciesmetta(Rigby 1983)

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