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Veleptingium Dumitrica et al. 2010 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Eptingiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166884

Full reference: P. Dumitrica, U. K. Tekin, and Y. Bedi. 2010. Eptingiacea and Saturnaliacea (Radiolaria) from the middle Carnian of Turkey and some late Ladinian to early Norian samples from Oman and Alaska. Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 84:259-292

Parent taxon: Eptingiidae according to P. Dumitrica et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Capnuchospyris, Charlottea, Coronatubopyle, Cryptostephanidium, Divatella, Eptingium, Ferresium, Perisphyridium, Perispyridium, Pylostephanidium, Spongostephanidium, Tozerium, Triassistephanidium, Triassolaguncula, Xenorum

Subtaxa: Veleptingium odoghertyi

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Type: Veleptingium odoghertyi

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore