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Elphidium asagaiense

- Elphidiidae

Taxonomy
Elphidium asagaiense was named by Asano (1949). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yumoto [Asagai Fm], which is in an Oligocene marine sandstone in the Asagai Formation of Japan.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1949Elphidium asagaiense Asano p. 476 figs. figs. 2-1a, b, 2

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
suborderRotaliinaDelage and Herouard 1896
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyRotaliaceaEhrenberg 1839
familyElphidiidaeGalloway 1933
subfamilyElphidiinaeGalloway 1933
genusElphidiumMonfort 1808
speciesasagaiense

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