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Leodia

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Mellitidae

Taxonomy
Leodia is a genus. It is extant.

It was assigned to Mellitidae by Durham (1966); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Leodia Durham p. U485
2002Leodia Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
infraclassAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyMellitidae
genusLeodia

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