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Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Taxonomy
Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis was named by Wang (2000). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis Wang p. 247 figs. pl. 1, figs. 8-12
2003Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis Wang et al. p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusSpongentactiniaNazarov 1975
speciesshaijingpoensisWang 2000

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 shells with six massive three-bladed main spines. The outer shell is spongy whereas the inner shell is latticed. The main spines are deeply bladed. Five of them possess a distinctive projection along the each bladed edge at 2/3 part of the way from the base to tip.