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Astroentactinia stellata

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Astroentactinia stellata was named by Nazarov (1975). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Astroentactinia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Astroentactinia stellata Nazarov
2003Astroentactinia stellata Wang et al. p. 130
2004Astroentactinia stellata Feng et al. p. 387

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusAstroentactiniaRüst 1892
speciesstellataNazarov 1975

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.

Y. Wang et al. 2003Shell is small and spherical with a thin wall and rounded pores. Numerous main external spines, which are generally short with angular oval pores at their bases.
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: passively mobilec
Life habit: planktonicc
Diet: omnivorec
Created: 2005-01-28 01:13:47
Modified: 2005-01-28 03:13:47
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 1999
No collection or age range data are available