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Canoptum levis Tekin 1999 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 241712

Full reference: U. K. Tekin. 1999. Biostratigraphy and Systematics of late Middle to Late Triassic Radiolarians from the Taurus Mountains and Ankara Region, Turkey. Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 5:1-296

Belongs to Canoptum according to U. K. Tekin 1999

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

Type specimen: Pl. 28, fig. 13. Its type locality is 96-UKT-544/96-UKT-533, Sugozu Measured Section I, Alakircay Nappe, which is in a Longobardian marine chert/mudstone in the Sapadere Formation of Turkey.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore