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Protozoa - Entactinaria - Tetrentactiniidae

Multisphaera was named by Nazarov and Afanasieva (2000). Its type is Multisphaera impersepta.

It was assigned to Tetrentactiniidae by Takahashi and Miyake (2014); and to Tetrentactiniini by Noble et al. (2017).


Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Multisphaera Nazarov and Afanasieva
2014Multisphaera Takahashi and Miyake p. 278
2017Multisphaera Noble et al. p. 457

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classProtozoaGoldfuss 1820
subphylumSarcodinaSchmarda 1871
classReticulareaLankester 1885
subclassRadiolaria(Müller 1858)
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyTetrentactiniidaeKozur and Mostler 1979
tribeTetrentactiniiniKozur and Mostler 1979
genusMultisphaeraNazarov and Afanasieva 2000

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. †Multisphaera Nazarov and Afanasieva 2000
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Multisphaera impersepta Nazarov and Afanasieva 2000
Multisphaera triassorobusta Takahashi 2014
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: Smithian or 251.30000 to 247.20000 Ma

Collections (3 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Vietnam M. triassorobusta (143596 143597 155516)