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Aitchisonellum aspinosus

Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Echidninidae

Taxonomy
Aitchisonellum aspinosus was named by Won and Below (1999). Its type specimen is 7309W-00242, a test, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Aitchisonellum.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Aitchisonellum aspinosus Won and Below p. 356 figs. pl. 8, figs. 1-5

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
classProtozoaGoldfuss 1820
subphylumSarcodinaSchmarda 1871
classReticulareaLankester 1885
subclassRadiolaria(Müller 1858)
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
orderArchaeospiculariaDumitrica et al. 2000
familyEchidninidae
genusAitchisonellum
speciesaspinosus

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.

Aitchisonellum aspinosus Won and Below 1999
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
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
Collections
No collection or age range data are available