Parechidnina Kozur et al. 1996 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Synonym: Aitchisonellum Won and Below 1999

Full reference: H. W. Kozur, H. Mostler, and J. E. Repetski. 1996. Well-preserved Tremadocian primitive Radiolaria from the Windfall Formation of the Antelope Range, Eureka County, Nevada, USA. Geol Paläont Mitt Innsbruck 21:245-271

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

See also De Wever et al. 2001, Kozur et al. 1996, Won and Below 1999 and Won and Iams 2002

Sister taxa: Altaiesphaera, Cancellisphaera, Curvechidnina, Echidnina, Gigantospiculum, Grosmorneus, Neoechidnina, Subechidnina, Varispiculum, Westernbrookia

Subtaxa: Aitchisonellum aspinosus Parechidnina aspinosa Parechidnina delicata Parechidnina densa Parechidnina imperfecta Parechidnina jamesi Parechidnina nevadensis Parechidnina variospina

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Type: Parechidnina aspinosa

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Tremadoc of United States (1: Nevada collection)

• Cambrian of Canada (4: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 5 collections including 7 occurrences

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