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Katroma aurita Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Syringocapsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 227760

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

Sister taxa: Katroma angusta, Katroma bicornus, Katroma brevitubus, Katroma clara, Katroma elongata, Katroma hullae, Katroma inflata, Katroma inflatio, Katroma irvingi, Katroma milloti, Katroma neagui, Katroma pinquitudo, Katroma regina, Katroma sinetubus, Katroma tetrastyla, Katroma westermanni

Type specimen: USNM 401928. 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