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Canoptum merum Pessagno, Jr. and Whalen 1982 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 163753

Full reference: E. A. Pessagno, Jr. and P.A. Whalen. 1982. Lower and Middle Jurassic Radiolaria (multicyrtid Nassellariina) from California, east-central Oregon and the Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. Micropaleontology 28(2):111-169

Belongs to Canoptum according to Pessagno and Whalen 1982

Sister taxa: Canoptum anulatum, Canoptum artum, Canoptum columbiaense, Canoptum dixoni, Canoptum inornatus, Canoptum jinluense, Canoptum laxum, Canoptum levis, Canoptum macoyense, Canoptum margaritaense, Canoptum paradoxum, Canoptum pessagnoi, Canoptum poissoni, Canoptum praeanulatum, Canoptum rhaeticum, Canoptum spinosum, Canoptum triassicum, Canoptum unicum, Canoptum zetangense, Neowrangellium pessagnoi, Paracanoptum primitivum

Type specimen: USNM 307206

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore