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Relanus

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Canoptidae

Taxonomy
Relanus was named by Pessagno and Whalen (1982) [Sepkoski's age data: J Hett Sepkoski's reference number: 756]. Its type is Relanus reefensis.

It was synonymized subjectively with Canoptum by O'Dogherty et al. (2009).

It was assigned to Canoptiinae by Yeh (1987); to Canoptidae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Nassellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Relanus Pessagno, Jr. and Whalen p. 125
1987Relanus Yeh p. 64
2001Relanus De Wever et al. p. 269
2002Relanus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAmphipyndaceaRiedel 1967
familyCanoptidae
genusRelanus

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