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Cantalum gratum Carter 1993 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina - Pantanelliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 164818

Full reference: E. Carter. 1993. Biochronology and paleontology of uppermost Triassic (Rhaetian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Memoires de Geologie 11:1-175

Belongs to Cantalum according to E. Carter 1993

Sister taxa: Cantalum holdsworthi, Cantalum tianense

Type specimen: Its type locality is 87-CNA-KPA-17; 89-CNA-KPA-18 Kennecott Point, Graham Island, which is in a Rhaetian basinal (siliciclastic) limestone/siltstone in the Sandilands Formation of Canada

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore