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Spongatractus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Stylosphaeridae

Taxonomy
Spongatractus was named by Haeckel (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-l T Eo-m-l Sepkoski's reference number: 686]. It is extant.

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

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Spongatractus Haeckel
1887Spongoxiphus Haeckel
2001Spongatractus De Wever et al. p. 118
2002Spongatractus Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Spongoxiphus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyStylosphaeridaeHaeckel 1881
genusSpongatractusHaeckel 1887

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