†family Palaeospiculidae Won and Below 1999 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Palaeospiculidae

Alternative spelling: Palaeospiculumidae

Full reference: M.-Z. Won and R. Below. 1999. Cambrian Radiolaria from the Georgina Basin, Queensland, Australia. Micropaleontology 45(4):325-363

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

See also Maletz and Bruton 2008, Won and Below 1999, Won and Iams 2002 and Won et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Archeoentactiniidae, Echidninacea, Echidninidae, Protoentactiniidae, Secuicollactacea, Secuicollactidae

Subtaxa: Neopalaeospiculum Palaeospiculum Ramuspiculum Svalbardospiculum

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (3), Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 11 collections including 32 occurrences

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