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Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae

Protovallupus was named by Pessagno and MacLeod (1987) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l J Tith-u]. Its type is Protovallupus vaticinus.

It was assigned to Pantanelliidae by Kiessling (1995); to Vallupinae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Protovallupus Pessagno and MacLeod
1995Protovallupus Kiessling
2001Protovallupus De Wever et al. p. 112
2002Protovallupus Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyPantanelliidaePessagno 1977
subfamilyVallupinaePessagno and MacLeod 1987
genusProtovallupusPessagno and MacLeod 1987

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