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Astrorhizinae was named by Brady (1881). It is extant.

It was assigned to Astrorhizidae by Loeblich and Tappan (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Astrorhizinae Brady p. 19
1988Astrorhizinae Loeblich and Tappan

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kingdomChromistaCavalier-Smith 1981
phylumForaminifera(Eichwald 1830)
suborderTextulariinaDelage and Hérouard 1896
familyAstrorhizidaeBrady 1881
subfamilyAstrorhizinaeBrady 1881
subfamilyAstrorhizinaeBrady 1881

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.

Subfm. Astrorhizinae Brady 1881
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G. Astrorhizoides Shchedrina 1969
Pelosina complanata Franke 1912
G. Radicula Christiansen 1958
G. Saccodendron Rhumbler 1935
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: agglutinatedsubo
Locomotion: stationaryo
Life habit: infaunalsubo
Diet: detritivoresubo
Created: 2007-11-25 07:07:30
Modified: 2009-05-20 07:15:32
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Loeblich and Tappan 1984, Kiessling 2004

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: Late/Upper Valanginian or 140.20000 to 136.40000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 136.4 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Valanginian140.2 - 136.4South Africa Pelosina zoetgeneugdensis (70987)