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Canoptum zetangense Wang et al. 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166824

Full reference: Y. J. Wang, Q. Yang, A. Matsuoka, K. Kobayashi, T. Nagahashi and Q. G. Zeng. 2002. Triassic radiolarians from the Yarlung Zangbo Suture Zone in the Jinglu area, Zetang County, southern Tibet. Acta Micropalaeontologica Sinica 19(3):215-227

Belongs to Canoptum according to Y. J. Wang et al. 2002

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, Neowrangellium pessagnoi, Paracanoptum primitivum

Type specimen: Its type locality is Jinlu, sample 98060623, which is in a Carnian basinal (siliceous) chert/claystone in China

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore