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Spongodiscus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Spongodiscidae

Taxonomy
Spongodiscus was named by Ehrenberg (1854) [Sepkoski's age data: D Give R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Spongodiscidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Spongodiscus Ehrenberg
2001Spongodiscus De Wever et al. p. 158
2002Spongodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familySpongodiscidaeHaeckel 1862
genusSpongodiscusEhrenberg 1854

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