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Spongocapsula

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Spongocapsulidae

Taxonomy
Spongocapsula was named by Pessagno (1977) [Sepkoski's age data: J Bath K Ceno Sepkoski's reference number: 753]. It is the type genus of Spongocapsulidae.

It was assigned to Spongocapsulidae by Hull (1997) and De Wever et al. (2001); and to Nassellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Spongocapsula Pessagno
1997Spongocapsula Hull
2001Spongocapsula De Wever et al. p. 273
2002Spongocapsula Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderNassellariaEhrenberg 1875
superfamilyAmphipyndaceaRiedel 1967
familySpongocapsulidaePessagno 1977
genusSpongocapsulaPessagno 1977

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