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Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Proventocitidae

Proventocitum was named by Nazarov (1988) [Sepkoski's age data: O Aren Sepkoski's reference number: 546]. Its type is Popofskyellum procerulum.

It was assigned to Proventocitidae by De Wever et al. (2001); to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002); and to Proventocitiidae by Maletz and Bruton (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Proventocitum Nazarov
2001Proventocitum De Wever et al. p. 174
2002Proventocitum Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Proventocitum Maletz and Bruton p. 1190

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyProventocitidaeAitchison 1998
genusProventocitumNazarov 1988

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