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Canoptum Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 452

Synonyms: Neowrangellium Yeh 1987 (no. 585), Paracanoptum Yeh 1987 (no. 592)

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: Wrangelliinae according to P. De Wever et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Proparvicingula, Pseudocrolanium, Svinitzium, Wrangellium

Subtaxa: 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 spinosum, Canoptum triassicum, Canoptum unicum, Canoptum zetangense, Neowrangellium pessagnoi, Paracanoptum primitivum

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Type: Canoptum poissoni

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore