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Hsuum arenaense Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Hsuidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227754

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

Sister taxa: Hsuum acutum, Hsuum altile, Hsuum amabile, Hsuum arabicum, Hsuum belliatulum, Hsuum brevicostatum, Hsuum cuestaense, Hsuum feliformis, Hsuum gratum, Hsuum lucidum, Hsuum lupheri, Hsuum matsuokai, Hsuum maxwelli, Hsuum mclaughlini, Hsuum medium, Hsuum mirabundum, Hsuum modicum, Hsuum mulleri, Hsuum optimum, Hsuum parasolense, Hsuum parvulum, Hsuum plectocostatum, Hsuum robustum, Hsuum rosebudense, Hsuum rutogense, Hsuum tamanense

Type specimen: USNM 401919. 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