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Beatricea sanpabloensis Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina

PaleoDB taxon number: 221726

Alternative combination: Orbiculiformella sanpabloensis

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 Beatricea according to S. Gorican et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Beatricea baroni, Beatricea christovalensis, Beatricea undulata

Type specimen: USNM 401862. Its type locality is SH-412-14, San Hipolito Fm, Punta San Hipolito, Baja California Sur, which is in a Pliensbachian slope sandstone/lime mudstone in the San Hipolito Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore