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Canoptum poissoni Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 242444

Full reference: E. A. Pessagno, W. Finch, and P. L. Abbott. 1979. Upper Triassic Radiolaria from the San Hipólito Formation, Baja California. Micropaleontology 25(2):160-197

Belongs to Canoptum according to E. A. Pessagno et al. 1979

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 praeanulatum, Canoptum rhaeticum, Canoptum spinosum, Canoptum triassicum, Canoptum unicum, Canoptum zetangense, Neowrangellium pessagnoi, Paracanoptum primitivum

Type specimen: USNM 251862. Its type locality is Gümüslü, sample 1662D, which is in a Pliensbachian basinal (carbonate) limestone in the Sögütlü dere Formation of Turkey.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore