Pararuesticyrtium mersinensis Kozur et al. 2007 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Ruesticyrtiidae

Full reference: W. Kozur, P. Moix, and P. Ozsvart. 2007. Characteristic Nassellaria of the lower Tuvalian (Upper Triassic) Spongotortilispinus moixi Zone of the Huglu Unit in the Mersin Mélange, southeastern Turkey. Bulletin de la Société Vaudoise des Sciences Naturelles / SVSN 90(3):151-173

Belongs to Pararuesticyrtium according to W. Kozur et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Pararuesticyrtium anatoliaensis, Pararuesticyrtium coniformis, Pararuesticyrtium densiporatum, Pararuesticyrtium longispinosum, Pararuesticyrtium mediobulbosum, Pararuesticyrtium rariporatum, Pararuesticyrtium sanfilippoae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gavuructugu, sample G11, which is in a Tuvalian marine limestone in the Killik Formation of Turkey

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution: found only at Gavuructugu, sample G11

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