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Lithopera

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Eucyrtidiidae

Taxonomy
Lithopera was named by Ehrenberg (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-m R Sepkoski's reference number: 686]. It is extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Lithopera Ehrenberg
2001Lithopera De Wever et al. p. 278
2002Lithopera Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyEucyrtidiaceaEhrenberg 1847
familyEucyrtidiidaeEhrenberg 1847
genusLithoperaEhrenberg 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