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Spiroplectammina

- Spiroplectamminidae

Taxonomy
Spiroplectammina was named by Cushman (1927) [Sepkoski's age data: C Tour R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Spiroplectamminidae by Morlotti (1988); to Textulariidae by Gibson (1983) and Wienrich (1997); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Spiroplectammina Cushman
1983Spiroplectammina Gibson p. 368
1988Spiroplectammina Morlotti p. 280
1997Spiroplectammina Wienrich p. 20
2002Spiroplectammina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
RankNameAuthor
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
familySpiroplectamminidaeCushman 1927
genusSpiroplectamminaCushman 1927

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