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Tesserastrum

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Spongodiscidae

Taxonomy
Tesserastrum was named by Haeckel (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: J u R]. It is extant.

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

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Tesserastrum Haeckel
2001Tesserastrum De Wever et al. p. 160
2002Tesserastrum Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familySpongodiscidaeHaeckel 1862
genusTesserastrumHaeckel 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