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Thalamophaga

Taxonomy
Thalamophaga was named by Rhumbler (1911) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R].

It was assigned to Ichnofossils by Hantzschel (1975); and to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Thalamophaga Rhumbler
1975Thalamophaga Hantzschel
2002Thalamophaga Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Ichnofossils
RankNameAuthor
genusThalamophagaRhumbler 1911

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
W. Hantzschel 1975Very small borings in tests of foraminifers, consisting of irregular “chambers” 2 to 8 microns in diameter and connected by stolonlike tubes.