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Leptomitus Walcott 1886 (demosponge)

Demospongea - Protomonaxonida - Leptomitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 2907

Synonym: Tuponia Walcott 1920 (taxon 208478)

Parent taxon: Leptomitidae according to D. C. García-Bellido et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Leptomitella, Paraleptomitella, Wareiella

Subtaxa: Leptomitus conicus, Leptomitus lineatus, Leptomitus teretiusculus, Leptomitus undulatus, Leptomitus zitteli

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Type: Leptomitus zitteli

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder