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Lituotuba

- Lituotubidae

Taxonomy
Lituotuba was named by Rhumbler (1895) [Sepkoski's age data: K Haut-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1051]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Lituotubidae by Morlotti (1988) and Loeblich and Tappan (1988); to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ammodiscidae by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Lituotuba Rhumbler
1988Lituotuba Loeblich and Tappan
1988Lituotuba Morlotti p. 280
2002Lituotuba Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Lituotuba Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderHaplophragmiinaWedehind 1937
superfamilyLituolaceade Blainville 1825
familyLituotubidaeLoeblich and Tappan 1984
genusLituotubaRhumbler 1895

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