Entactinosphaera Foreman 1963 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Synonyms: Belowea, Stolbergia Kozur and Mostler 1989, Thecentactinia Nazarov 1975

Parent taxon: Entactiniidae according to P. Noble et al. 2017

See also Aitchison et al. 1999, De Wever et al. 2001, Feng et al. 2004, Sepkoski 2002 and Takahashi and Miyake 2014

Sister taxa: Afanasievella, Apophysiactinia, Astroentactiniinae, Borisella, Callela, Cancellosphaera, Costaentactinia, Cubaxonium, Duodecimentactinia, Entactiniinae, Fenestrula, Gracilentactinia, Hegleria, Holdisphaera, Involutentactinia, Kashiwara, Klaengspongus, Lententactinia, Magnentactinia, Magnisphaera, Megaporus, Microporosa, Moskovistella, Multientactinia, Munzuwonella, Oruatemanua, Paracopicyntra, Paratriposphaera, Perforentactinia, Plenoentactinia, Plenosphaera, Pluristratoentactinia, Polyedroentactinia, Provisocyntra, Radiobisphaera, Retentactinia, Retisphaera, Shinkaiera, Sinosphaera, Spongentactinia, Stigmosphaerostylus, Stygmosphaerostylus, Tardentactinia, Trilonche, Uberinterna, Wuyia

Subtaxa: Entactinosphaera amphilaphes Entactinosphaera aubouini Entactinosphaera cimelia Entactinosphaera esostrongyla Entactinosphaera palimbola Entactinosphaera simoni Entactinosphaera spinulata Entactinosphaera triassica Entactinosphaera zapfei

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Type: Entactinosphaera esostrongyla

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Canada (34: British Columbia), China (4), Cyprus (1), Hungary (1), Japan (2), New Zealand (8), Thailand (4), Vietnam (1)

• Leonard of United States (2: Oregon)

• Permian of China (11), Japan (7), Malaysia (2), Thailand (7), United States (2: Oregon)

• Carboniferous of Germany (1), Thailand (3)

• Devonian of United States (3: Ohio)

• Llandeilo of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 95 collections including 160 occurrences

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