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Lophophaena

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Lophophaenidae

Taxonomy
Lophophaena was named by Ehrenberg (1847) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant. It is the type genus of Lophophaenidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Lophophaena Ehrenberg
2001Lophophaena De Wever et al. p. 226
2002Lophophaena Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyLophophaenidaeHaeckel 1881
genusLophophaenaEhrenberg 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