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Bagotum funiculum Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Bagotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227748

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 Bagotum according to P. A. Whalen and E.S. Carter 2002

Sister taxa: Bagotum erraticum, Bagotum helmetense, Bagotum kimbroughi, Bagotum maudense, Bagotum modestum

Type specimen: USNM 401904. 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