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†family Entactiniidae Riedel 1967 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria

PaleoDB taxon number: 66441

Synonym: Spongentactiniidae Nazarov 1975 (taxon 85104)

Parent taxon: Entactinaria according to P. Noble et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Braginella, Centrocubidae, Cyclocarpus, Ellisus, Eptingiidae, Haplentactiniidae, Helioentactinia, Heptacladidae, Hexalonchidae, Hexastylidae, Hindeosphaeridae, Hollandocachoniidae, Inaniguttidae, Isometractiniidae, Kahlerosphaera, Kungalariidae, Multiarcusellidae, Odoghertitidae, Palaeolithocycliidae, Palaeoscenidiidae, Paleoxiphosphaera, Pentactinocarpidae, Polyentactiniidae, Protoentactiniacea, Proventocitidae, Pylentonemidae, Quinquecapsulariidae, Radium, Rhizosphaeridae, Saturnalidae, Spongosaturnaloididae, Tetrentactiniidae, Thalassothamnidae, Triumbraculidae

Subtaxa: Afanasievella, Apophysiactinia, Astroentactiniinae, Borisella, Callela, Cancellosphaera, Costaentactinia, Cubaxonium, Duodecimentactinia, Entactiniinae, Entactinosphaera, Fenestrula, Gracilentactinia, Hegleria, Holdisphaera, Involutentactinia, Kashiwara, Klaengspongus, Lententactinia, Magnentactinia, Magnisphaera, Megaporus, Microporosa, Moskovistella, Multientactinia, Munzuwonella, Oruatemanua, Paracopicyntra, Paratriposphaera, Perforentactinia, Plenoentactinia, Plenosphaera, Pluristratoentactinia, Polyedroentactinia, Provisocyntra, Radiobisphaera, Retentactinia, Retisphaera, Shinkaiera, Sinosphaera, Spongentactinia, Stigmosphaerostylus, Stygmosphaerostylus, Tardentactinia, Trilonche, Uberinterna, Wuyia

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore