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Leptosalenia

Echinoidea - Salenioida - Saleniidae

Taxonomy
Leptosalenia was named by Smith and Wright (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: K Apti K Ceno-l Sepkoski's reference number: 984].

It was assigned to Saleniidae by Smith (1991); and to Salenioida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Leptosalenia Smith and Wright
1991Leptosalenia Smith p. 18
2002Leptosalenia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
Carinacea
Calycina(Gregory 1900)
orderSalenioida()
familySaleniidae()
genusLeptosaleniaSmith and Wright 1990

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