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Grosmorneus

Radiolaria - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Grosmorneus Won and Iams p. 31
2017Grosmorneus 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
genusGrosmorneus

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 skeleton consisting of a six-rayed median barcentered spicule and spinules. Proximally positioned, robust, radially distributed first-order spinules on each of the six rays. Other
spinules developed radially at several positions or haphazardly along the rays; maximum fifth-order spinules present; may or may not form a spherical shell.