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Liopeplum leioderma

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Volutilithes (Athleta) leioderma was named by Conrad (1860) [TYPE SPECIMEN: Holotype lost]. Its type specimen is USNM 32099, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Lioderma lioderma by Conrad (1865); it was recombined as Liopeplum leioderma by Sohl (1964).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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  • Liopeplum lioderma breve was named by Stephenson (1941) [m. kosnik taxon no: 2377].

    It was synonymized subjectively with Liopeplum leioderma by Sohl (1964).
  • Liopeplum lioderma longum was named by Stephenson (1941) [m. kosnik taxon no: 2376].

    It was synonymized subjectively with Liopeplum leioderma by Sohl (1964).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Volutilithes (Athleta) leioderma Conrad p. 292 figs. pl. 46, fig. 32
1865Lioderma lioderma Conrad p. 184
1941Liopeplum lioderma breve Stephenson
1941Liopeplum lioderma longum Stephenson
1964Liopeplum leioderma Sohl p. 258

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EubilateriaAx 1987
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
orderNeogastropodaThiele 1929
superfamilyMuricoideade Costa 1776
familyVolutidaeRafinesque 1815
subfamilyAthletinaePilsbry and Olsson 1954
genusLiopeplumDall 1890
speciesleioderma(Conrad 1860)

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.

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