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Tholonium

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Tholoniidae

Taxonomy
Tholonium was named by Haeckel (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: Q Plei R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Tholoniidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Tholonium Haeckel
2001Tholonium De Wever et al. p. 158
2002Tholonium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyTholoniidaeHaeckel 1887
genusTholoniumHaeckel 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