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Stigmosphaerostylus pusilla

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Staurosphaera pusilla was named by Hinde (1899). It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Staurosphaera.

It was recombined as Stigmosphaerostylus pusilla by Wang et al. (2003).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Staurosphaera pusilla Hinde p. 46 figs. pl. 8, fig. 12
2003Stigmosphaerostylus pusilla Wang et al. p. 132

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusStigmosphaerostylusRüst 1892
speciespusilla(Hinde 1899)

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. 2003One small spherical lattice shell with seven three-bladed spines, variable in width and length. The pores are sub-circular to sub-angular, variable in size and shape, about nine to twelve per half a circumference.