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Curvechidnina

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Curvechidnina Won and Iams p. 23
2017Curvechidnina Noble et al. p. 433

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

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 shell consisting of numerous point-centered spicules with four to ten curved rays and all rays directed outwardly. The shell characterized by numerous outer spines that are the distal part of rays, with the proximal parts of rays forming a shell wall with a relatively smooth, spherical to subspherical inner surface; spicules densely or loosely interlocked or fused, or modified and fused.