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- Globigerinidae

Praeorbulina was named by Olson (1964) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-l-u T Mi-m]. It is not extant.

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

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1964Praeorbulina Olson
1983Praeorbulina Gibson p. 368
2002Praeorbulina Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
suborderGlobigerininaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyGlobigerinaceaCarpenter et al. 1862
familyGlobigerinidaeCarpenter et al. 1862
genusPraeorbulinaOlson 1964

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.

No diagnoses are available