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Leptaena (Leptaena) valentia

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Taxonomy
Leptaena valentia was named by Cocks (1968). Its type specimen is B 73340, a valve (Pedicle valve), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Leptaena (Leptaena) valentia by Cocks (2008).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Leptaena valentia Cocks pp. 307 - 308 figs. pl. 8, figs 1-8
1970Leptaena valentia Temple p. 44 figs. pl. 12, figs 1- 10
1995Leptaena valentia Baarli pp. 38 - 39 figs. pl. 12, figs 1-4
2008Leptaena (Leptaena) valentia Cocks p. 72 figs. Pl. 2, figs 9-12

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyStrophomenoideaKing 1846
familyRafinesquinidaeSchuchert 1893
subfamilyLeptaeninaeHall and Clarke 1894
genusLeptaenaDalman 1828
subgenusLeptaenaDalman 1828
speciesvalentia()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. R. M. Cocks 1968Large Leptaena with sub-parallel muscle bounding ridges.