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Foraminferea - Miliolida - Hemigordiopsidae

Shanita is a genus. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Shanitinae by Loeblich and Tappan (1988); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Shanita Loeblich and Tappan
2002Shanita Sepkoski, Jr.

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classForaminfereaLee 1990
orderMiliolidaLankester 1885
suborderMiliolinaDelage and Hérouard 1896
superfamilyCornuspiroidea(Schultze 1854)
familyHemigordiopsidaeNikitina 1969
subfamilyShanitinaeLoeblich and Tappan 1986

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