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Leangella (Leangella) segmentum

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptestiidae

Taxonomy
Leptaena segmentum was named by Lindstrom (1861). Its type specimen is RMS Br 31598, a valve (brachial valve), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Leangella segmentum by Cocks (1970) and Bassett and Cocks (1974); it was recombined as Leangella (Leangella) segmentum by Cocks and Rong (1989) and Rubel (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Leangella segmentum Cocks pp. 162 - 164 figs. Plate 3, fig. I, Plate 4, figs. 7-12
1974Leangella segmentum Bassett and Cocks
1989Leangella (Leangella) segmentum Cocks and Rong p. 116
2011Leangella (Leangella) segmentum Rubel

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
Lophophorata
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
RankNameAuthor
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classStrophomenataWilliams et al 1996
orderStrophomenidaOpik 1934
superfamilyPlectambonitoideaJones 1928
familyLeptestiidaeOpik 1933
genusLeangellaOpik 1933
subgenusLeangellaOpik 1933
speciessegmentum(Lindstrom 1861)

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