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Elea

Stenolaemata - Cyclostomata - Eleidae

Taxonomy
Elea was named by d'Orbigny (1853) [Sepkoski's age data: K Vala T Dani Sepkoski's reference number: 626,1260]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cyclostomata by Sepkoski (2002); and to Eleidae by Taylor and Zagorsek (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Elea d'Orbigny
2002Elea Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Elea Taylor and Zagorsek

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Polyzoa
RankNameAuthor
phylumBryozoaEhrenberg 1831
classStenolaemataBorg 1926
orderCyclostomataBusk 1852
familyEleidaed'Orbigny 1852
genusElead'Orbigny 1853

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