Spongentactinella corynacantha Nazarov and Ormiston 1983 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Entactinaria - Tetrentactiniidae

Full reference: B. B. Nazarov and A. R. Ormiston. 1983. Upper Devonian (Frasnian) Radiolarian Fauna from the Gogo Formation, Western Australia. Micropaleontology 29(4):454-466

Belongs to Spongentactinella according to Y. Wang et al. 2003

See also Nazarov and Ormiston 1983

Sister taxa: Tetrentactinia barysphaera, Tetrentactinia gracilispinosa, Tetrentactinia incondita, Tetrentactinia inopia, Tetrentactinia puncticulosa, Tetrentactinia quadrispinosa, Tetrentactinia somphosphaera, Tetrentactinia somphozona, Tetrentactinia spinulosa, Tetrentactinia spongacea, Tetrentactinia teuchestes, Spongentactinella faceta, Spongentactinella olafi, Spongentactinella windjanensis, Spongentactinella veles, Somphoentactinia gavrilovi, Somphoentactinia multisphaerata, Somphoentactinia saecularis

Type specimen: USNM 360201, a test. Its type locality is Long's Well Locality GI/G, which is in a Frasnian carbonate limestone in the Gogo Formation of Australia.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), China (3)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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