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Pterocorys

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Pterocorythidae

Taxonomy
Pterocorys was named by Haeckel (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Eo R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Nassellaria by Sepkoski (2002); and to Pterocorythidae by De Wever et al. (2001) and Sharma and Takahashi (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Pterocorys Haeckel
2001Pterocorys De Wever et al. p. 258
2002Pterocorys Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Pterocorys Sharma and Takahashi p. 823

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAcanthodesmiaceaHertwig 1879
familyPterocorythidaeHaeckel 1881
genusPterocorysHaeckel 1881

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