Palaeospiculum Won and Below 1999 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Archaeospicularia - Palaeospiculidae

Full reference: M.-Z. Won and R. Below. 1999. Cambrian Radiolaria from the Georgina Basin, Queensland, Australia. Micropaleontology 45(4):325-363

Parent taxon: Palaeospiculidae according to P. Noble et al. 2017

See also Maletz and Bruton 2008, Won and Below 1999, Won and Iams 2002 and Won et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Neopalaeospiculum, Ramuspiculum, Svalbardospiculum

Subtaxa: Palaeospiculum arcussimile Palaeospiculum burkensis Palaeospiculum curvum Palaeospiculum dendroeides Palaeospiculum devoncourtensis Palaeospiculum discordiosum Palaeospiculum georginaensis Palaeospiculum greenpointensis Palaeospiculum grosmorensis Palaeospiculum hexaradiatum Palaeospiculum martinpointensis Palaeospiculum multifurcatum Palaeospiculum neofurcatum Palaeospiculum parvum Palaeospiculum radiatum Palaeospiculum reedae Palaeospiculum tetractinum Palaeospiculum tetraradiatum Palaeospiculum variabile

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Type: Palaeospiculum burkensis

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Ordovician of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections), Norway (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (3), Canada (5: Newfoundland and Labrador)

Total: 11 collections including 24 occurrences

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