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Palaeospiculum

Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Palaeospiculidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Palaeospiculum Won and Below p. 339
2002Palaeospiculum Won and Iams p. 27
2007Palaeospiculum Won et al.
2008Palaeospiculum Maletz and Bruton p. 1186
2017Palaeospiculum Noble et al. p. 435

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
classProtozoaGoldfuss 1820
subphylumSarcodinaSchmarda 1871
classReticulareaLankester 1885
RankNameAuthor
subclassRadiolaria(Müller 1858)
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
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.

G. †Palaeospiculum Won and Below 1999
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Palaeospiculum arcussimile Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum burkensis Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum curvum Won et al. 2005
Palaeospiculum dendroeides Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum devoncourtensis Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum discordiosum Won and Iams 2015
Palaeospiculum georginaensis Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum greenpointensis Won and Iams 2002
Palaeospiculum grosmorensis Won and Iams 2002
Palaeospiculum hexaradiatum Won and Iams 2002
Palaeospiculum martinpointensis Won and Iams 2002
Palaeospiculum multifurcatum Won et al. 2005
Palaeospiculum neofurcatum Won et al. 2005
Palaeospiculum parvum Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum radiatum Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum reedae Won and Below 1999
Palaeospiculum tetractinum Won et al. 2005
Palaeospiculum tetraradiatum Won and Iams 2002
Palaeospiculum variabile Won and Iams 2015
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.
Measurements
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: base of the Templetonian to the top of the Llanvirn or 508.00000 to 458.40000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Templetonian508.0 - 504.5Australia (Queensland) P. burkensis, P. arcussimile, P. georginaensis, P. radiatum (90974)
Floran504.5 - 503.0Australia (Queensland) P. arcussimile (90972 90973)
Franconian497.0 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) P. greenpointensis (90966) P. martinpointenis, P. grosmornensis, P. greenpointensis, P. tetraradiatum (90965 90967) P. martinpointenis, P. grosmornensis, P. hexaradiatum (90968)
Trempealeauan492.5 - 485.4Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) P. hexaradiatum, P. tetraradiatum (90971)
Tremadocian485.4 - 477.7Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador) P. neofurcatum (234138 234141)
Llanvirn468.0 - 458.4Norway P. sp. (90922)