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Entactinosphaera palimbola

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Taxonomy
Entactinosphaera palimbola was named by Foreman (1963). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Trilonche palimbola by Wang et al. (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Entactinosphaera palimbola Foreman
2003Trilonche palimbola Wang et al. p. 133
2004Entactinosphaera palimbola Feng et al. p. 386

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusEntactinosphaeraForeman 1963
speciespalimbolaForeman 1963

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
Y. Wang et al. 2003Two concentric spherical lattice shells with six three-bladed main spines. Two main spines are robust but one of them is extremely large and massive. Four other main spines are smaller and about equal in size. No by-spines or by-spines not developed.