Kozurastrum beattiense Carter 1993 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Saturnalidae

Alternative combination: Hexasaturnalis beattiense

Full reference: E. Carter. 1993. Biochronology and paleontology of uppermost Triassic (Rhaetian) radiolarians, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada. Memoires de Geologie 11:1-175

Belongs to Kozurastrum according to E. Carter 1993

See also Danelian 2010

Sister taxa: Hexasaturnalis hexagonus, Hexasaturnalis octopus, Hexasaturnalis tetraspinus, Kozurastrum sandspitense

Type specimen: Its type locality is 86-CNA-SP-1/1 Louise Island, which is in a Rhaetian basinal (siliciclastic) limestone/siltstone in the Sandilands Formation of Canada

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Triassic of Canada (7: British Columbia collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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