Acanthocircus spelae Dumitrica and Zügel 2008 (radiolarian)

Polycystina - Entactinaria - Saturnalidae

Full reference: P. Dumitrica and P. Zügel. 2008. Early Tithonian Saturnalidae (Radiolaria) from the Solnhofen area (Southern Frankonian Alb, southern Germany). Palaeontologische Zeitschrift 82(1):55-84

Belongs to Acanthocircus according to P. Dumitrica and P. Zügel 2008

Sister taxa: Acanthocircus breviaculeatus, Acanthocircus calvus, Acanthocircus carinatus, Acanthocircus dumitricai, Acanthocircus echinocircus, Acanthocircus euganeus, Acanthocircus hueyi, Acanthocircus italicus, Acanthocircus minimus, Acanthocircus moctezumaensis, Acanthocircus preclarus, Acanthocircus rotundus, Acanthocircus simplex, Acanthocircus spinifer, Acanthocircus suboblongus, Acanthocircus trizonalis, Acanthocircus tympanum, Acanthocircus variabilis, Acanthocircus venetus, Acanthocircus yaoi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mue 22, Mülheim radiolarians, Solnhofen, which is in a Tithonian open shallow subtidal wackestone in the Mörnsheim Formation of Germany

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Mue 22, Mülheim radiolarians, Solnhofen

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