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Ammodiscus

- Ammodiscidae

Taxonomy
Ammodiscus was named by Reuss (1862) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm uMid R Sepkoski's reference number: 579]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Ammodiscidae by Morlotti (1988), Loeblich and Tappan (1988) and Neagu and Cirnaru (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1862Ammodiscus Reuss
1988Ammodiscus Loeblich and Tappan
1988Ammodiscus Morlotti p. 277
2002Ammodiscus Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ammodiscus Neagu and Cirnaru p. 279

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderTextulariinaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyAmmodiscoidea(Reuss 1862)
familyAmmodiscidaeReuss 1862
genusAmmodiscusReuss 1862

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