Pseudoheliodiscus huxleyensis Carter 1993 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Entactinaria - Saturnalidae

Alternative combinations: Hexasaturnalis huxleyense, Kozurastrum huxleyense

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 Pseudoheliodiscus according to K. Y. Yeh and Y. N. Cheng 1996

See also Carter 1993 and Danelian 2010

Sister taxa: Pseudoheliodiscus alpinus, Pseudoheliodiscus bifidus, Pseudoheliodiscus concordis, Pseudoheliodiscus decilobum, Pseudoheliodiscus finchi, Pseudoheliodiscus hettangicus, Pseudoheliodiscus inaequispinosus, Pseudoheliodiscus massivus, Pseudoheliodiscus nevianii, Pseudoheliodiscus pamphyliensis, Pseudoheliodiscus poissoni, Pseudoheliodiscus primitivus, Pseudoheliodiscus radiosus, Pseudoheliodiscus robustospinosus, Pseudoheliodiscus rotundus, Pseudoheliodiscus rugosus, Pseudoheliodiscus viejoensis, Pseudoheliodiscus yaoi, Saturnosphaera zhangi, Saturnosphaera shengi

Type specimen: Its type locality is 89-CNA-SKUB-19 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 (16: British Columbia collections), the Philippines (1)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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