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Echidnina irregularis

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Taxonomy
Echidnina irregularis was named by Won and Iams (2002). Its type specimen is GSC-121964, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Echidnina irregularis Won and Iams p. 25 figs. figs. 5.5-5.12

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaM├╝ller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderArchaeospiculariaDumitrica et al. 2000
familyEchidninidae
genusEchidninaBengtson 1986
speciesirregularis

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 2002Skeleton consisting of several to numerous large, individual interlocked spicules that form a hollow, irregular to subspherical shell. Spicule consisting of two vertical rays and five, six, seven, or eight whorled rays.