†family Palaeoscenidiidae Riedel 1967 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Palaeoscenidiidae

Synonym: Parentactiniidae Kozur and Mostler 1981

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

See also De Wever et al. 2001, Noble and Maletz 2000, Takahashi and Miyake 2014 and Wang et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Braginella, Centrocubidae, Cyclocarpus, Ellisus, Entactiniidae, Eptingiidae, Haplentactiniidae, Helioentactinia, Heptacladidae, Hexalonchidae, Hexastylidae, Hindeosphaeridae, Hollandocachoniidae, Inaniguttidae, Isometractiniidae, Kahlerosphaera, Kungalariidae, Multiarcusellidae, Odoghertitidae, Palaeolithocycliidae, Paleoxiphosphaera, Pentactinocarpidae, Polyentactiniidae, Protoentactiniacea, Proventocitidae, Pylentonemidae, Quinquecapsulariidae, Radium, Rhizosphaeridae, Saturnalidae, Spongosaturnaloididae, Tetrentactiniidae, Thalassothamnidae, Triumbraculidae

Subtaxa: Deflantrica Fukujius Holdsworthum Insolitignum Pactarentinia Palaeodecaradium Palaeoephippium Palaeopyramidium Palaeoscenidium Palaeothalomnus Parentactinia Praesaturnalis Procyrtis Tlecerina

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Type: Palaeoscenidium

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Canada (10: British Columbia collections)

• Triassic of China (2), Indonesia (4), Japan (10), New Zealand (2), Oman (1), the Philippines (3), Slovenia (7), Thailand (10), United States (1: Oregon), Vietnam (2)

• Carboniferous of Germany (1)

• Devonian of Australia (2), China (2), United States (3: Ohio)

• Silurian of Sweden (1)

• Ordovician of United States (1: Nevada)

Total: 62 collections including 84 occurrences

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