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Sphaerozoum

Radiolaria - Collodaria - Sphaerozoidae

Taxonomy
Sphaerozoum was named by Meyen (1834) [Sepkoski's age data: T Plio R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Sphaerozoidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1834Sphaerozoum Meyen
2001Sphaerozoum De Wever et al. p. 173
2002Sphaerozoum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderCollodariaHaeckel 1881
familySphaerozoidaeHaeckel 1862
genusSphaerozoumMeyen 1834

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