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Relanus Pessagno, Jr. and Whalen 1982 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Canoptidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 628

Full reference: E. A. Pessagno, Jr. and P.A. Whalen. 1982. Lower and Middle Jurassic Radiolaria (multicyrtid Nassellariina) from California, east-central Oregon and the Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. Micropaleontology 28(2):111-169

Parent taxon: Canoptidae according to P. De Wever et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Canoptiinae, Cinguloturris, Laxtorum, Neocanoptum

Subtaxa: Relanus hettangicus, Relanus longus, Relanus multiperforatus, Relanus reefensis, Relanus striatus

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Type: Relanus reefensis

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore