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Demospongea - Spirosclerophorida - Scleritodermatidae

Leiodorella was named by Zittel (1878) [Sepkoski's age data: J Oxfo-l J Kimm Sepkoski's reference number: 775,1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Leiodorella expansa.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Leiodorellinae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Leiodorella Zittel
2002Leiodorella Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leiodorella Finks et al. p. 303

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderSpirosclerophoridaReid 1963
suborderRhizomorinaZittel 1895
superfamilyScleritodermatoideaSollas 1888
familyScleritodermatidaeSollas 1888
subfamilyLeiodorellinaeSchrammen 1924
genusLeiodorellaZittel 1878

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.

No diagnoses are available