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Astacolus

- Vaginulinidae

Taxonomy
Astacolus was named by de Montfort (1808) [Sepkoski's age data: J Sine-u R Sepkoski's reference number: 1051]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Foraminiferida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Vaginulinidae by Kiessling (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1808Astacolus de Montfort
2002Astacolus Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Astacolus Kiessling

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
phylumForaminifera(d'Orbigny 1826)
RankNameAuthor
suborderLageninaDelage and Herouard 1896
superfamilyNodosariaceaEhrenberg 1838
familyVaginulinidaeReuss 1860
genusAstacolusde Montfort 1808

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