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Stylosphaera

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Stylosphaeridae

Taxonomy
Stylosphaera was named by Ehrenberg (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: J Call R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Stylosphaeridae.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Stylosphaera Ehrenberg
2001Stylosphaera De Wever et al. p. 118
2002Sphaerostylus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Stylosphaera Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyStylosphaeridaeHaeckel 1881
genusStylosphaeraEhrenberg 1847

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