Fossil group: Brachiopoda
Genus Leptaena Dalman, 1828

Taxon ID: 8303 | 2013-05-31 / 2013-12-23
Belongs to: Leptaeninae
Sister taxa: Harjumena | Lepidoleptaena | Leptaenopoma
Contains: Leptaena (Leptaena) | Leptaena (Septomena) | Leptaena parvirugata | Leptaena venzavensis | Leptaena wesenbergensis
Stratigraphic range: Middle Ordovician Carboniferous | ~ 471,8–292,0 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 34

Selection of related publications

  • Hints, L. & Harper, 2015. The Hirnantian (Late Ordovician) brachiopod fauna of the East Baltic: Taxonomy of the key species [DOI]
  • Rubel, 2011. Silurian brachiopods Dictyonellida, Strophomenida, Productida, Orthotetida, Protorthida and Orthida from Estonia
  • Kaljo et al., 2008a. The succesion of Hirnantian events based on data from Baltica: brachiopods, chitinozoans, conodonts, and carbon isotopes [DOI]
  • Hoel, 2005. Silurian Leptaeninae (Brachiopoda) of Gotland, Sweden
  • Rõõmusoks, 2004. Ordovician strophomenoid brachiopods of northern Estonia.
  • Rõõmusoks, 1989. Über die divergenz der Leptaenidae (Brachiopoda) in der Viru-und Harju-zeit in Baltoscandia.
  • Bassett & Cocks, 1974. A review of Silurian brachiopods from Gotland
  • Rubel & Modzalevskaya, 1967. New Silurian brachiopods of the family Athyrididae
  • Rybnikova, 1966. Brachiopods Strophomenida of the Upper Silurian deposits of Latvia
  • Oraspõld, 1956. New brachiopods from the Jõhvi, Keila and Vasalemma stages
  • Öpik, 1930a. Brachiopoda Protremata der estländischen ordovizischen Kukruse-Stufe
  • Schmidt, 1858. Untersuchungen über die Silurische Formation von Ehstland, Nord-Livland und Oesel

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Identifications of taxon in collection specimens

Taxon images

Leptaena (Septomena) sp., GIT 588-61
GIT 588-61 Leptaena (Septomena) sp.
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Leptaena acuteplicata  (Schmidt, 1908), GIT 588-76
GIT 588-76 Leptaena acuteplicata (Schmidt, 1908)
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, GIT 542-2
GIT 542-2
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, GIT 542-2
GIT 542-2
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Leptaena rugosoides Oraspõld, 1956, GIT 588-60
GIT 588-60 Leptaena rugosoides Oraspõld, 1956
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Leptaena fluviatilis Oraspõld 1956, GIT 588-62
GIT 588-62 Leptaena fluviatilis Oraspõld 1956
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Leptaena rugosoides Oraspõld, 1956, GIT 640-58-2
GIT 640-58-2 Leptaena rugosoides Oraspõld, 1956
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Leptaena sp., GIT 697-117
GIT 697-117 Leptaena sp.
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Leptaena sp., GIT 697-117
GIT 697-117 Leptaena sp.
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Leptaena temistriata, ELM G143:1
ELM G143:1 Leptaena temistriata
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Leptaena temistriata, ELM G143:2
ELM G143:2 Leptaena temistriata
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Leptaena juvenilus Öpik, ELM G1:421
ELM G1:421 Leptaena juvenilus Öpik
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Leptaena sp., ELM G1:420
ELM G1:420 Leptaena sp.
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Leptaena trigonalis Schmidt, ELM G1:419
ELM G1:419 Leptaena trigonalis Schmidt
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Leptaena trigonalis Schmidt, ELM G1:419
ELM G1:419 Leptaena trigonalis Schmidt
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Leptaena estonensis Bekker, ELM G1:107
ELM G1:107 Leptaena estonensis Bekker
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Leptaena juvenilus Öpik, ELM G1:103
ELM G1:103 Leptaena juvenilus Öpik
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Leptaena estonensis Bekker, ELM G1:107
ELM G1:107 Leptaena estonensis Bekker
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-140
TUG 1054-140 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-140
TUG 1054-140 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-141
TUG 1054-141 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-141
TUG 1054-141 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930), TUG 1054-142
TUG 1054-142 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-143
TUG 1054-143 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a), TUG 1054-144
TUG 1054-144 Leptaena (Septomena) juvenilis (Öpik, 1930a)
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