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Foraminferea - Miliolida - Cornuspiridae

Cornuspira was named by Schultze (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Cornuspiridae.

It was assigned to Miliolidae by Harlton (1933); to Ophtalmiidae by Wienrich (1997); to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cornuspirinae by Loeblich and Tappan (1984) and Margerel (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Cornuspira Schultze
1933Cornuspira Harlton p. 9
1984Cornuspira Loeblich and Tappan
1997Cornuspira Wienrich p. 31
2002Cornuspira Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Cornuspira Margerel

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classForaminfereaLee 1990
orderMiliolidaLankester 1885
suborderMiliolinaDelage and Hérouard 1896
superfamilyCornuspiroidea(Schultze 1854)
familyCornuspiridaeSchultze 1854
subfamilyCornuspirinaeSchultze 1854
genusCornuspiraSchultze 1854

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available