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Spongostaurus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Orbiculiformidae

Taxonomy
Spongostaurus was named by Haeckel (1882) [Sepkoski's age data: J l R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Orbiculiformidae by Carter et al. (1988); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Spongostaurus Haeckel
1988Spongostaurus Carter et al. p. 44
2002Spongostaurus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyOrbiculiformidaePessagno 1973
genusSpongostaurusHaeckel 1882

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