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Retentactinia parvisphaera

Protozoa - Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Taxonomy
Retentactinia parvisphaera was named by Takahashi (2014). Its type specimen is TGU 9116 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is N01-05, Na Trang village, Lang Son City, which is in a Smithian carbonate limestone in the Bac Thuy Formation of Vietnam.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Retentactinia parvisphaera Takahashi p. 281 fig. 201

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
classProtozoaGoldfuss 1820
subphylumSarcodinaSchmarda 1871
classReticulareaLankester 1885
subclassRadiolaria(Müller 1858)
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusRetentactinia
speciesparvisphaera

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Retentactinia parvisphaera Takahashi 2014
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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

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 Retentactinia parvisphaera (type locality: 143596 143597 155516)