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Leconteia californica

Cephalopoda - Ceratitida - Clionitidae

Taxonomy
Leconteia californica was named by Hyatt and Smith (1905). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Brock Mountain, 3 miles east of Madison's ranch (Trachyceras subzone), which is in a Tuvalian carbonate limestone in the Hosselkus Formation of California. It is the type species of Leconteiceras, Leconteia.

It was recombined as Leconteiceras californicum by Smith (1927), Spath (1951) and Tozer (1994).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Leconteia californica Hyatt and Smith p. 36 figs. Pl 29, figs 3-21
1927Leconteiceras californicum Smith p. 66 figs. Pl 29, figs 3-21
1951Leconteiceras californicum Spath p. 110
1994Leconteiceras californicum Tozer p. 177 figs. Pl 92, figs 16a-b
2015Leconteia californica Clapham

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classCephalopodaCuvier 1797
subclassAmmonoidea(Zittel 1884)
orderCeratitidaHyatt 1884
superfamilyClydonitaceaeMojsisovics 1879
familyClionitidaeArabu 1932
genusLeconteia
speciescalifornica

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