PaleoDB taxon number: 251795
Smith (1914) proposed Leconteiceras as a replacement name because he thought the genus was proposed by Lecontia Champion, 1893. However, the two genera have different spellings so Leconteia is valid and no replacement name is required.
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Synonym: Leconteiceras Smith 1914 [objective synonym] (taxon 14211)
Full reference: A. Hyatt and J. P. Smith. 1905. The Triassic cephalopod genera of America. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 40:1-394
Type: Leconteia californica
Ecology: nektonic carnivore