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Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Archeoentactiniidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Pararcheoentactinia Won and Iams p. 9
2017Pararcheoentactinia Noble et al. p. 432

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderArchaeospiculariaDumitrica et al. 2000
familyArcheoentactiniidaeWon, in Won and Below 1999

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.

M.-Z. Won and W. J. Iams 2002A skeleton with a spherical shell and one pointcentered spicule. The spherical shell varying from a disorderly and three-dimensionally interwoven primitive meshwork of straight to slightly curved bars to a typical spongy tissue. The point-center of the spicule positioned from eccentrically within the central shell cavity to immediately adjacent to the innermost
shell wall; rays with or without spinules (or trace of spinules); spinules with or without connection to the shell meshwork, but where all the spinules connected to the shell wall, the rays forming a part of the shell wall; rodlike rays protruding out of the shell wall as outer spines.