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Orbulina

- Globigerinidae

Taxonomy
Orbulina was named by d'Orbigny (1839) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Globigerinidae by Snyder et al. (1983) and Gibson (1983); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1839Orbulina d'Orbigny
1983Orbulina Gibson p. 368
1983Orbulina Snyder et al. p. 465
2002Orbulina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderGlobigerininaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyGlobigerinaceaCarpenter et al. 1862
familyGlobigerinidaeCarpenter et al. 1862
genusOrbulinad'Orbigny 1839

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