Relanus reefensis Pessagno, Jr. and Whalen 1982 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Canoptidae

Alternative combination: Canoptum reefense

Full reference: E. A. Pessagno, Jr. and P.A. Whalen. 1982. Lower and Middle Jurassic Radiolaria (multicyrtid Nassellariina) from California, east-central Oregon and the Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. Micropaleontology 28(2):111-169

Belongs to Relanus according to Pessagno and Whalen 1982

See also Danelian 2010

Sister taxa: Relanus hettangicus, Relanus longus, Relanus multiperforatus, Relanus striatus

Type specimen: USNM 307212

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Jurassic of Canada (30: British Columbia collections), Hungary (1), Turkey (4)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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