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Droltus Pessagno, Jr. and Whalen 1982 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Bagotidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 506

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: Bagotidae according to W. Kiessling 1995

Sister taxa: Aitaum, Bagotum, Broctus, Canutus, Noritus, Paradroltus

Subtaxa: Droltus carinaspinosus, Droltus eurasiaticus, Droltus firmus, Droltus fondrenensis, Droltus hecatensis, Droltus laseekensis, Droltus lyellensis, Droltus orchardi, Droltus probosus, Droltus robustospinosus, Droltus sanignacioensis

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Type: Droltus lyellensis

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore