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Antygopora

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Antygoporidae

Taxonomy
Antygopora was named by Maletz and Bruton (2005). Its type is Antygopora ordovicica.

It was assigned to Antygoporidae by Maletz and Bruton (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Antygopora Maletz and Bruton
2008Antygopora Maletz and Bruton p. 1190

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyAntygoporidaeMaletz and Bruton 2007
genusAntygoporaMaletz and Bruton 2005

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. Maletz and D. L. Bruton 2008Spherical spumellarians with one or more shells, formed by a thin layer pierced by round pores with elevated rims and ornamented on the surface with distinct connecting ridges forming a honeycomb pattern in some, but not all species; the internal microsphere may produce a variable number of external spines.