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Leptestiina

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptestiidae

Taxonomy
Leptestiina was named by Opik (1933). Its type is Leptestiina prantli.

It was reranked as Leangella (Leptestiina) by Williams et al. (2000).

It was assigned to Leptestiinae by Mitchell (1977); to Leangella by Williams et al. (2000); to Strophomenida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Leptestiidae by Liljeroth et al. (2017).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Leptestiina Opik
1977Leptestiina Mitchell
2000Leangella (Leptestiina) Williams et al. p. 331
2002Leptestiina Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Leptestiina Liljeroth et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
RankNameAuthor
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyLeptestiidaeOpik 1933
genusLeptestiinaOpik 1933

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