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Parechidnina jamesi

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Taxonomy
Parechidnina jamesi was named by Won and Iams (2002). Its type specimen is GSC-122054, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Parechidnina jamesi Won and Iams p. 30 figs. figs. 11.5-11.13, 11.17-11.20

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

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 spherical shell consisting of a thick shell wall composed of irregularly interwoven thin bars or threads on a distinct or indistinct basal layer and numerous short to long outer
spines arising from the basal layer and protruding out of the shell wall. No internal spicule present.