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Thecosphaera

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Actinommidae

Taxonomy
Thecosphaera was named by Haeckel (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: J u R]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Thecosphaera Haeckel
2001Thecosphaera De Wever et al. p. 121
2002Thecosphaera Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyActinommidaeHaeckel 1862
genusThecosphaeraHaeckel 1881

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