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Leptomitella metta

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

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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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
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.

No diagnoses are available