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Ramuspiculum

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Palaeospiculidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Ramuspiculum Won and Iams p. 29
2017Ramuspiculum Noble et al. p. 436

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

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 of four to six rays, rays with three to five radially arranged spinules at one position near their mid-points. Ray repeatedly as many as five times trifurcate at their tips.