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Lithomelissa

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Plagoniidae

Taxonomy
Lithomelissa was named by Ehrenberg (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: Tr m R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Nassellaria by Sepkoski (2002); and to Plagoniidae by Sharma and Takahashi (2007).

Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Lithomelissa Ehrenberg
2002Lithomelissa Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Lithomelissa Sharma and Takahashi p. 822

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyPlagoniidaeHaeckel 1881
genusLithomelissaEhrenberg 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