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Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Pylentonemidae

Pylentonema was named by Deflandre (1963) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame-u C Vise-l Sepkoski's reference number: 546]. Its type is Pylentonema antiqua. It is the type genus of Pylentonemidae.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1963Pylentonema Deflandre
2001Pylentonema De Wever et al. p. 182
2002Pylentonema Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Pylentonema Feng et al. p. 382
2017Pylentonema Noble et al. p. 456

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