Laxtorum hemingense Carter et al. 1998 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Nassellaria - Canoptidae

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

Belongs to Laxtorum according to E. S. Carter et al. 1998

Sister taxa: Laxtorum capitaneum, Laxtorum hichisoense, Laxtorum jurassicum, Laxtorum kulense, Laxtorum perfectum, Laxtorum porterheadense

Type specimen: Its type locality is S8-7-QC-549 Kunga Island, which is in a Sinemurian basinal (siliciclastic) limestone/siltstone in the Sandilands Formation of Canada

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Jurassic of Canada (12: British Columbia collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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