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Leiorhynchus

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Leiorhynchus was named by Hall (1860) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give-l D Fras-u Sepkoski's reference number: 25,538]. It is the type genus of Leiorhynchidae, Leiorhynchinae.

It was assigned to Rhynchonellida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Leiorhynchinae by Williams et al. (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Leiorhynchus Hall
2002Leiorhynchus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Leiorhynchus Williams et al. p. 1133

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyCamarotoechioideaSchuchert 1929
familyLeiorhynchidaeStainbrook 1945
subfamilyLeiorhynchinaeStainbrook 1945
genusLeiorhynchusHall 1860

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