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Cassideus

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Cuniculiformiidae

Taxonomy
Cassideus was named by Pessagno (1969) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-l]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Nassellaria by Sepkoski (2002); and to Cuniculiformiidae by Dumitrica and Zügel (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Cassideus Pessagno
2002Cassideus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Cassideus Dumitrica and Zügel p. 38

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyCuniculiformiidaeDe Wever 1982
genusCassideusPessagno 1969

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