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Leiostracosia

Hexactinellida - Lychniscosa - Ventriculitidae

Taxonomy
Leiostracosia was named by Schrammen (1902) [Sepkoski's age data: K Sant K Maes Sepkoski's reference number: 622,1066]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Leiostracosia Schrammen
2002Leiostracosia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Leiostracosia Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Life
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classHexactinellidaSchmidt 1870
RankNameAuthor
orderLychniscosaSchrammen 1903
familyVentriculitidaeSmith 1848
subfamilyVentriculitinaeSmith 1848
genusLeiostracosiaSchrammen 1902

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