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Palaeospiculum

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Palaeospiculidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Palaeospiculum Won and Below p. 339
2002Palaeospiculum Won and Iams p. 27
2008Palaeospiculum Maletz and Bruton p. 1186
2017Palaeospiculum Noble et al. p. 435

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderArchaeospiculariaDumitrica et al. 2000
familyPalaeospiculidae()
genusPalaeospiculum

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
M.-Z. Won and W. J. Iams 2002A point-centered spicular skeleton consisting of four to twelve rays; some or all rays with spinules, maximum third-order spinules present.