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Fusulina

- Fusulinidae

Taxonomy
Fusulina was named by Schellwien (1898) [Sepkoski's age data: C Mosc-l C Mosc-u Sepkoski's reference number: 146]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Fusulinidae, Fusulininae.

It was assigned to Fusulininae by Bensh (1972); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Fusulina Schellwien
1972Fusulina Bensh p. 24
2002Fusulina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderFusulinina(Fursenko 1958)
superfamilyFusulinoidea(Moeller 1878)
familyFusulinidaeMoeller 1878
subfamilyFusulininaevon Moller 1878
genusFusulinaSchellwien 1898

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available