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Leptomussa

Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Mussidae

Taxonomy
Leptomussa was named by d'Archiardi (1867) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u T Ol-u Sepkoski's reference number: 1110].

It was assigned to Mussidae by Wells (1956); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1867Leptomussa d'Archiardi
1956Leptomussa Wells p. F417
2002Leptomussa Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Neuralia
phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
RankNameAuthor
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFaviinaVaughan and Wells 1943
familyMussidaeOrtmann 1890
genusLeptomussad'Archiardi 1867

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