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Leioproductus defessa

Strophomenata - Productida - Productidae

Taxonomy
Avonia defessa was named by Stainbrook (1947) [Holotype was originally M.A.S. 1612.]. Its type specimen is USNM 135255 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Leioproductus defessa by Cooper and Dutro (1982).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Avonia defessa Stainbrook p. 309 figs. pl. 46 f. 6-7
1982Leioproductus defessa Cooper and Dutro, Jr. p. 64

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderProductidaSarycheva and Sokolskaya 1959
suborderProductidina
superfamilyProductoideaGray 1840
familyProductidaeGray 1840
subfamilyLeioproductinaeMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
tribeLeioproductiniMuir-Wood and Cooper 1960
genusLeioproductus
speciesdefessa()

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