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Melonis

- Nonionidae

Taxonomy
Melonis was named by Monfort (1808) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-m-l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pulleniinae by Margerel (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1808Melonis Monfort
2002Melonis Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Melonis Margerel

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderRotaliinaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyNonionaceaSchultze 1854
familyNonionidaeSchultze 1854
subfamilyPulleniinaeSchwager 1877
genusMelonisMonfort 1808

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