Radiolaria

See also: radiolaria

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EtymologyEdit

Latin radiolus(little sun-beam) +‎ -aria

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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.
  2. Radiozoa

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

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