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Canutus diegoi Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Bagotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227753

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

Sister taxa: Canutus baumgartneri, Canutus beehivensis, Canutus blomei, Canutus bolesi, Canutus giganteus, Canutus hainaensis, Canutus indomitus, Canutus ingrahamensis, Canutus nitidus, Canutus rennellensis, Canutus rockfishensis, Canutus tipperi

Type specimen: USNM 401914. 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