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Paracanoptum primitivum Kozur and Mostler 1990 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 165112

Alternative combination: Canoptum primitivum

Full reference: H. Kozur and H. Mostler. 1990. Saturnaliacea Deflandre and some other stratigraphically important Radiolaria from the Hettangian of Lenggries/Isar (Bavaria, Northern Calcareous Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 17:179-248

Belongs to Paracanoptum according to H. Kozur and H. Mostler 1990

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt. Kirchstein, sample L1, which is in a Hettangian basinal (siliceous) limestone in the Kirchstein Formation of Germany.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore