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Leptomitella

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Taxonomy
Leptomitella was named by Rigby (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Cm uMid-u Sepkoski's reference number: 766,858]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Poecilosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); to Leptomitidae by Hou et al. (2004); and to Porifera by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Leptomitella Rigby
2002Leptomitella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leptomitella Hou et al. p. 46
2007Leptomitella Bambach et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderProtomonaxonida
familyLeptomitidaeDe Laubenfels 1955
genusLeptomitellaRigby 1986

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