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Leinia

Demospongea - Hadromerida - Celyphiidae

Taxonomy
Leinia was named by Senowbari-Daryan (1990) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Carn Sepkoski's reference number: 941]. It is not extant. Its type is Leinia schneebergensis.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Leinia Senowbari-Daryan
2002Leinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leinia Finks et al. p. 726

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassTetractinomorphaLévi 1956
RankNameAuthor
orderHadromeridaTopsent 1898
familyCelyphiidaeLaubenfels 1955
genusLeinia

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