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Canoptum spinosum Yeh 1987 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 228589

Full reference: K. Y. Yeh. 1987. A revised classification for family Canoptidae (Radiolaria). Memoir of the Geological Society of China 8:63-72

Belongs to Canoptum according to K. Y. Yeh 1987

Sister taxa: Canoptum anulatum, Canoptum artum, Canoptum columbiaense, Canoptum dixoni, Canoptum inornatus, Canoptum jinluense, Canoptum laxum, Canoptum levis, Canoptum macoyense, Canoptum margaritaense, Canoptum merum, Canoptum paradoxum, Canoptum pessagnoi, Canoptum poissoni, Canoptum praeanulatum, Canoptum rhaeticum, Canoptum triassicum, Canoptum unicum, Canoptum zetangense, Neowrangellium pessagnoi, Paracanoptum primitivum

Type specimen: NMNS (000001). Its type locality is Suplee-Izee area, OR-600A, which is in a Toarcian marine tuff/limestone in the Hyde Formation of Oregon.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore