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Entactinaria - Entactiniidae

Spongentactinia was named by Nazarov (1975) [Sepkoski's age data: O Cara-u P Leon Sepkoski's reference number: 546]. Its type is Spongentactinia fungosa.

It was assigned to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002); to Entactiniinae by Wang et al. (2003); to Spongentactiniidae by De Wever et al. (2001) and Takahashi and Miyake (2014); and to Entactiniidae by Noble et al. (2017).

S. fungosa (type species), S. shaijingpoensis

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Spongentactinia Nazarov
2001Spongentactinia De Wever et al. p. 181
2002Spongentactinia Sepkoski
2003Spongentactinia Wang et al. p. 136
2014Spongentactinia Takahashi and Miyake p. 284
2017Spongentactinia Noble et al. p. 447

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superphylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
phylumRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1838)
orderEntactinariaKozur and Mostler 1982
familyEntactiniidaeRiedel 1967
genusSpongentactiniaNazarov 1975

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. †Spongentactinia Nazarov 1975
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Spongentactinia fungosa Nazarov 1975
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: base of the Givetian to the top of the Smithian or 387.70000 to 247.20000 Ma

Collections (6 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Givetian387.7 - 382.7Australia (Queensland) S. sp. (90992)
Givetian387.7 - 382.7China (Yunnan) S. shaijingpoensis (90904)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Guangxi) S. sp. (95333 95334)
Smithian251.3 - 247.2Vietnam S. sp. (143596 155516)