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Vallupus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae

Taxonomy
Vallupus was named by Pessagno and Blome (1984) [Sepkoski's age data: J Tith-u Sepkoski's reference number: 156]. It is the type genus of Vallupinae.

It was assigned to Pantanelliidae by Kiessling (1999); to Vallupinae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Vallupus Pessagno and Blome
1999Vallupus Kiessling
2001Vallupus De Wever et al. p. 112
2002Vallupus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyPantanelliidaePessagno 1977
subfamilyVallupinaePessagno and MacLeod 1987
genusVallupusPessagno and Blome 1984

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