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Sophia Carter et al. 1998 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Polycystina - Hagiastridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 71412

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

Sister taxa: Archaeohagiastrum, Crucella, Hagiastrum, Higumastra, Monotrabs, Pobum, Pseudocrucella, Pseudohagiastrum, Pseudohigumastra, Pterotrabs, Savaryella, Tetraditryma, Tetraporobrachia, Tetratrabs, Udalia

Subtaxa: Sophia palfyi, Sophia tuberis

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Type: Sophia tuberis

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore