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Lepetopsis

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae

Taxonomy
Lepetopsis was named by Whitfield (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-l Tr Ladi-u Sepkoski's reference number: 362,797,1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Patella levettei.

It was assigned to Metoptomatidae by Knight et al. (1960); and to Patellogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Lepetopsis Whitfield
1960Lepetopsis Knight et al. p. 232
2002Lepetopsis Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
RankNameAuthor
phylumMollusca
classTergomya
orderArchinacellida()
superfamilyArchinacelloidea()
familyMetoptomatidae
genusLepetopsis

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