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Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis

Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

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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kingdomChromistaCavalier-Smith 1981
superphylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
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.

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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.
No measurements are available
Composition: silicap
Environment: marinep
Locomotion: passively mobilep
Life habit: planktonicp
Diet: omnivorep
Created: 2005-01-28 01:13:47
Modified: 2005-01-28 03:13:47
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 1999

Age range: Givetian or 387.70000 to 382.70000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Givetian387.7 - 382.7China (Yunnan) Spongentactinia shaijingpoensis (90904)