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Ophthalmidium

Foraminferea - Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae

Taxonomy
Ophthalmidium was named by Kübler and Zwingli (1870) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Anis-u J Kimm-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Foraminiferida by Broglio Loriga et al. (1999) and Sepkoski (2002); and to Ophthalmidiidae by Loeblich and Tappan (1984), Loeblich and Tappan (1988) and Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Ophthalmidium Kübler and Zwingli
1984Ophthalmidium Loeblich and Tappan
1988Ophthalmidium Loeblich and Tappan
1999Ophtalmidium Broglio Loriga et al. p. 55
2002Ophthalmidium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
classForaminfereaLee 1990
orderMiliolidaLankester 1885
suborderMiliolinaDelage and Hérouard 1896
RankNameAuthor
superfamilyCornuspiroidea(Schultze 1854)
familyOphthalmidiidaeWiesner 1920
genusOphthalmidiumKübler and Zwingli 1870

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