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Rotaforma

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Rotaformidae

Taxonomy
Rotaforma was named by Pessagno (1970) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno-l K Ceno-u]. It is the type genus of Rotaformidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Rotaforma Pessagno
2001Rotaforma De Wever et al. p. 235
2002Rotaforma Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAcanthodesmiaceaHertwig 1879
familyRotaformidaePessagno 1970
genusRotaformaPessagno 1970

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