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Leolites

Hyolithida - Pauxillitidae

Taxonomy
Leolites was named by Marek (1967) [Sepkoski's age data: O Llvi-u O Ashg-m Sepkoski's reference number: 288]. Its type is Leolites cognatus.

It was assigned to Hyolithida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pauxillitidae by Malinky (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Leolites Marek
2002Leolites Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Leolites Malinky p. 630

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Eutriploblastica
Neotriploblastica
Eucoelomata
superphylumLophotrochozoa
RankNameAuthor
Lophophorata
phylumHyolitha
orderHyolithidaMathew 1962
familyPauxillitidae
genusLeolites

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