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Leptogonium

Asteroidea - Valvatida - Goniasteridae

Taxonomy
Leptogonium was named by Pomel (1885) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio]. It is not extant. Its type is Leptogonium mauritanicum.

It was assigned to Goniasteridae by Spencer and Wright (1966); and to Valvatida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Leptogonium Pomel p. 329 figs. pl. 1, fig. 1-8
1966Leptogonium Spencer and Wright p. 62
2002Leptogonium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumAsterozoa
RankNameAuthor
classAsteroidea
subclassAmbuloasteroidea
infraclassNeoasteroidea()
superorderValvatacea
orderValvatida
familyGoniasteridae
genusLeptogonium

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