Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 16:23

Radiolaria

See also: radiolaria

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin radiolus (little sun-beam) +‎ -aria

Proper nounEdit

Radiolaria

  1. A taxonomic subclass within the class Actinopodea — the radiolaria, numerous species, most of them extinct, of minute zooplankton, many with distinctive mineral skeletons useful for dating stratigraphic layers.

Usage notesEdit

  • There position of this taxonomy is under dispute. It is sometimes given as a subphylum of Radiozoa or of Retaria.

HyponymsEdit

External linksEdit