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Plafkerium Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina - Capnuchosphaeridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 247

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

Parent taxon: Capnuchosphaeridae according to E. Carter 1993

Sister taxa: Braginastrum, Capnuchosphaera, Catoma, Dicapnuchosphaera, Kinyrosphaera, Monocapnuchosphaera, Saria, Sarla, Spinocapnuchosphaera, Sulovella, Tetracapnuchosphaera, Weverella

Subtaxa: Plafkerium abbotti, Plafkerium antiquum, Plafkerium confluens, Plafkerium contortum, Plafkerium fidicularium, Plafkerium gadoense, Plafkerium hindei, Plafkerium keloense, Plafkerium muelleri, Plafkerium robustum

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore