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Leptestia Bekker 1922 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Leptestiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27555

Parent taxon: Leptestiidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Bekella, Bilobia, Isophragmatinae, Isopiiragmatinae, Leangella, Leptestiina, Rurambonites, Sampo, Sortanella

Subtaxa: Leptestia musculosa

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Type: Leptestia musculosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder