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Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Pylentonemidae

Polyentactinia was named by Foreman (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: Cm Atda-u P Leon-m Sepkoski's reference number: 535,546,579]. Its type is Polyentactinia craticulata.

It was assigned to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002); to Polyentactiniidae by De Wever et al. (2001) and Wang et al. (2003); to Orosphaeridae by Feng et al. (2004); and to Pylentonemidae by Noble et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Polyentactinia Foreman
2001Polyentactinia De Wever et al. p. 185
2002Polyentactinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2003Polyentactinia Wang et al. p. 136
2004Polyentactinia Feng et al. p. 388
2017Polyentactinia Noble et al. p. 456

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phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyPylentonemidaeDeflandre 1963
genusPolyentactiniaForeman 1963

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.

No diagnoses are available