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Hexastylus

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Hexastylidae

Taxonomy
Hexastylus was named by Haeckel (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr m R Sepkoski's reference number: ZR86]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Hexastylidae.

It was assigned to Hexastylidae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Hexastylus Haeckel
2001Hexastylus De Wever et al. p. 203
2002Hexastylus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyHexastylidaeHaeckel 1881
genusHexastylusHaeckel 1881

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