Protoentactinia Kozur et al. 1996 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Protoentactiniidae

Invalid subtaxa: Noblella Kozur et al. 1996 [replaced name], Paulanoblella Kozur and Repetski 2002

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: Protoentactiniidae according to P. Noble et al. 2017

See also De Wever et al. 2001, Kozur et al. 1996, Maletz and Bruton 2008 and Won and Iams 2002

Sister taxon: Protospongentactinia

Subtaxa: Noblella tremadociensis Protoentactinia gracilispinosa Protoentactinia latospinosa Protoentactinia minuta

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Norway (2 collections), United States (1: Nevada)

• Cambrian of Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 8 collections including 13 occurrences

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