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Paraleptomitella

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

Taxonomy
Paraleptomitella was named by Chen et al. (1989) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u Sepkoski's reference number: 858]. It is not extant. Its type is Paraleptomitella dictyodroma.

It was assigned to Poecilosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); to Leptomitidae by Chen et al. (1989) and Hou et al. (2004); and to Porifera by Bambach et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Paraleptomitella Chen et al.
2002Paraleptomitella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Paraleptomitella Hou et al. p. 48
2007Paraleptomitella Bambach et al.

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

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