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Orbula

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Bekomidae

Taxonomy
Orbula was named by Foreman (1973) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than].

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Orbula Foreman
2001Orbula De Wever et al. p. 284
2002Orbula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyEucyrtidiaceaEhrenberg 1847
familyBekomidae
genusOrbulaForeman 1973

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