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Cortina

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Stephaniidae

Taxonomy
Cortina was named by Haeckel (1887) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Cortina Haeckel
2001Cortina De Wever et al. p. 232
2002Cortina Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAcanthodesmiaceaHertwig 1879
familyStephaniidaeHaeckel 1887
genusCortinaHaeckel 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