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Empirea Carter et al. 1998 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Quinquecapsulariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 85183

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

Sister taxon: Quinquecapsularia

Subtaxa: Empirea hasta

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Type: Empirea hasta

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore