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Thurstonia Carter et al. 1998 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina - Angulobracchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66442

Full reference: E. S. Carter, P. A. Whalen, and J. Guex. 1998. Biochronology and paleontology of Lower Jurassic (Hettangian and Sinemurian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin (496)1-162

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

Sister taxa: Angulobracchia, Bistarkum, Cyclastrum, Danubea, Deviatus, Loupanus, Paronaella, Protopsium, Serilla

Subtaxa: Thurstonia gibsoni, Thurstonia magnaglobus, Thurstonia minutaglobus, Thurstonia timberensis

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Type: Thurstonia minutaglobus

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore