Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy   Age range and collections

Quadrapesus

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Pylentonemidae

Taxonomy
Quadrapesus was named by Cheng (1986) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u C Tour-l Sepkoski's reference number: 701].

It was assigned to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pylentonemidae by De Wever et al. (2001) and Noble et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Quadrapesus Cheng
2001Quadrapesus De Wever et al. p. 182
2002Quadrapesus Sepkoski, Jr.
2017Quadrapesus Noble et al. p. 457

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyPylentonemidaeDeflandre 1963
genusQuadrapesusCheng 1986

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