Spongentactinia invenusta Aitchison 1993 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Alternative combination: Polyentactinia invenusta

Full reference: J. C. Aitchison. 1993. Devonian (Frasnian) radiolarians from the Gogo Formation, Canning Basin, Western Australia. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 228(4-6):105-128

Belongs to Spongentactinia according to M.-Z. Won 1997

See also Aitchison 1993

Sister taxa: Spongentactinia ambigua, Spongentactinia flexa, Spongentactinia fungosa, Spongentactinia incerta, Spongentactinia indisserta, Spongentactinia inusitata, Spongentactinia marina, Spongentactinia mira, Spongentactinia nupera, Spongentactinia polaris, Spongentactinia rigida, Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis, Spongentactinia simensis, Spongentactinia subtiradiata

Type specimen: GSWA F44083. Its type locality is Pillara Range, SE of Menyous Gap, Canning Basin, which is in a Frasnian reef, buildup or bioherm shale/limestone in the Gogo Formation of Australia.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Pillara Range, SE of Menyous Gap, Canning Basin

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