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Massilina

Foraminferea - Miliolida - Hauerinidae

Taxonomy
Massilina was named by Schlumberger (1893) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 79]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Miliolidae by Gibson (1983); to Hauerininae by Loeblich and Tappan (1988); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Massilina Schlumberger
1983Massilina Gibson p. 368
1988Massilina Loeblich and Tappan
2002Massilina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
classForaminfereaLee 1990
orderMiliolidaLankester 1885
suborderMiliolinaDelage and Hérouard 1896
superfamilyMiliolaceaEhrenberg 1839
RankNameAuthor
familyHauerinidaeSchwager 1876
subfamilyHauerininaeSchwager 1876
genusMassilinaSchlumberger 1893

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