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Leptaena ziegleri

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

Taxonomy
Leptaena ziegleri was named by Cocks (1968). Its type specimen is OUM C4146, a valve (Pedicle valve), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Malvern Hills, Herefordshire, which is in a Telychian marine horizon in the Wych Formation of the United Kingdom.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Leptaena ziegleri Cocks pp. 311 - 312 figs. PI. 11, figs. 1-5

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

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 1968Small Leptaena with oval pedicle muscle field, and possessing strong socket plates.