Quadricaulis femoris Caridroit and De Wever 1986 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Latentifistularia - Ormistonellidae

Full reference: M. Caridroit and P. De Wever. 1986. Some Late Permian radiolarians from pelitic rocks of the Tatsuno Formation (Hyogo Prefecture), southwest Japan. Marine Micropaleontology 11:55-90

Belongs to Quadricaulis according to M. Caridroit and P. De Wever 1986

Sister taxa: Nazarovella phlogides, Nazarovella gracilis, Nazarovella scalae, Quadriremis nevadensis, Quadriremis inflata, Quadriremis gliptoacus, Quadriremis minima, Quadriremis flata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mt 1 Mikazuki, K158, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine shale in the Tatsuno Formation of Japan

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Permian of China (15 collections), Japan (1), Thailand (3)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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