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Carpocanium

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Carpocaniidae

Taxonomy
Carpocanium was named by Ehrenberg (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 2]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Carpocaniinae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Carpocanium Ehrenberg
2001Carpocanium De Wever et al. p. 258
2002Carpocanium Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
RankNameAuthor
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAcanthodesmiaceaHertwig 1879
familyCarpocaniidaeHaeckel 1881
subfamilyCarpocaniinaeHaeckel 1881
genusCarpocaniumEhrenberg 1847

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