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Spirillina

- Spirillinidae

Taxonomy
Spirillina was named by Reuss (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr Rhae R Sepkoski's reference number: 537]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Spirillinidae by Harlton (1933), Fischer (1969) and Loeblich and Tappan (1984); to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Planispirillinidae by Margerel (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Spirillina Reuss
1933Spirillina Harlton p. 9
1969Spirillina Fischer
1984Spirillina Loeblich and Tappan
2002Spirillina Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Spirillina Margerel

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
RankNameAuthor
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
suborderSpirillininaHohenegger and Piller 1975
familySpirillinidaeReuss and Fritsch 1861
genusSpirillinaReuss 1862

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