Laxtorum capitaneum Carter 1993 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Nassellaria - Canoptidae

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 Laxtorum according to E. Carter 1993

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is 87-CNA-SKUD-9 Kunga Island, which is in a Rhaetian basinal (siliciclastic) limestone/siltstone in the Sandilands Formation of Canada

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Triassic of Canada (10: British Columbia collections), Hungary (1), Nicaragua (1), Turkey (6)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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