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Demospongea - Tetralithistida - Theonellidae

Leiophyllum was named by Schrammen (1924) [Sepkoski's age data: K u K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1021]. It is not extant. Its type is Leiophyllum panniculosum.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Leiophyllum Schrammen
2002Leiophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leiophyllum Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
orderTetralithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1962
suborderTetracladinaZittel 1878
familyTheonellidaeLendenfeld 1904
subfamilyTheonellinaevon Lendenfeld 1904
genusLeiophyllumSchrammen 1924

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