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Leptaena Dalman 1828 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27544

Synonyms: Leptaenopoma Marek and Havlíček 1967 (no. 27548), Orhoria Havlicek and Storch 1990 (no. 310333), Turgenostrophia (no. 28094)

Parent taxon: Leptaeninae according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

Sister taxa: Astamena, Bekkeromena, Bracteoleptaena, Crassitestella, Estonomena, Glossoleptaena, Harjumena, Hingganoleptaena, Hollardina, Kurnamena, Lepidoleptaena, Leptaenopyxis, Leptagonia, Limbimurina, Lioleptaena, Lissoleptaena, Mackerrovia, Notoleptaena, Oandumena, Rugoleptaena, Scamnomena, Schmidtomena, Similoleptaena, Tchadania, Rhactomena

Subtaxa: Leptaena (Leptaena), Leptaena (Septomena), Leptaena (Ygdrasilomena), Leptaena acuticuspidata, Leptaena aequalis, Leptaena alliku, Leptaena altera, Leptaena amelia, Leptaena analogaeformis, Leptaena arberae, Leptaena argentina, Leptaena borghiana, Leptaena boyaca, Leptaena contermina, Leptaena convexa, Leptaena cooperi, Leptaena croma, Leptaena cryptoides, Leptaena dejecta, Leptaena delicata, Leptaena depressa, Leptaena electra, Leptaena gibbosa, Leptaena haverfordensis, Leptaena holcrofti, Leptaena kentuckiana, Leptaena lappa, Leptaena lappina, Leptaena lemniscata, Leptaena limbifera, Leptaena moniquensis, Leptaena nanaformis, Leptaena nassichuki, Leptaena odeon, Leptaena oklahomensis, Leptaena orhor, Leptaena parvirugata, Leptaena parvissima, Leptaena poulseni, Leptaena praequalis, Leptaena provellerosa, Leptaena purpurea, Leptaena quadrata, Leptaena quadrilatera, Leptaena rara, Leptaena rhomboidalis, Leptaena richmondensis, Leptaena rugata, Leptaena rugaurita, Leptaena rugosoides, Leptaena salopiensis, Leptaena semiradiata, Leptaena sperion, Leptaena valida, Leptaena vellerosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena ventricosa, Leptaena zeta, Leptaena ziegleri, Leptaenopoma trifidium, Orhoria lappa, Orhoria lappina

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder