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Droltus sanignacioensis Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Bagotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 179869

Full reference: P. A. Whalen and E.S. Carter. 2002. Pliensbachian (Lower Jurassic) Radiolaria from Baja California Sur, Mexico. Micropaleontology 48(2):97-151

Belongs to Droltus according to Whalen and Carter 2002

Sister taxa: Droltus carinaspinosus, Droltus eurasiaticus, Droltus firmus, Droltus fondrenensis, Droltus hecatensis, Droltus laseekensis, Droltus lyellensis, Droltus orchardi, Droltus probosus, Droltus robustospinosus

Type specimen: USNM 401910. Its type locality is BPW80-30, San Hipolito Fm, Vizcaino Peninsula, Baja California Sur, which is in a Pliensbachian slope sandstone/lime mudstone in the San Hipolito Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore