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Gorgansium steigeri Kiessling 1999 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina - Pantanelliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159969

Full reference: W. Kiessling. 1999. Late Jurassic radiolarians from the Antarctic Peninsula. Micropaleontology 45(S1):1-96

Belongs to Gorgansium according to W. Kiessling 1999

Sister taxa: Gorgansium alpinum, Gorgansium beaverense, Gorgansium blomi, Gorgansium browni, Gorgansium morganense, Gorgansium pulchrum, Gorgansium silviesense, Gorgansium thayeri, Gorgansium yangi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Longing Gap Radiolarians, LG 1, which is in a Tithonian basinal (siliciclastic) mudstone in the Ameghino Formation of Antarctica

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore