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Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Archeoentactiniidae

S. gigantea (type species), S. nannosphaera

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Spongomassa Won and Below
2017Spongomassa Noble et al. p. 432

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classProtozoaGoldfuss 1820
subphylumSarcodinaSchmarda 1871
classReticulareaLankester 1885
subclassRadiolaria(Müller 1858)
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
orderArchaeospiculariaDumitrica et al. 2000
familyArcheoentactiniidaeWon, in Won and Below 1999

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.

G. †Spongomassa Won and Below 1999
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Spongomassa gigantea Won and Below 1999
Spongomassa nannosphaera Won and Below 1999
No diagnoses are available
No measurements are available
Composition: silicap
Environment: marinep
Locomotion: passively mobilep
Life habit: planktonicp
Diet: omnivorep
Created: 2005-01-28 01:13:47
Modified: 2005-01-28 03:13:47
Source: p = phylum
Reference: Kiessling 1999

Age range: base of the Templetonian to the top of the Floran or 508.00000 to 503.00000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Templetonian508.0 - 504.5Australia (Queensland) S. nannosphaera (90974)
Floran504.5 - 503.0Australia (Queensland) S. gigantea (90972 90973)