Archaeospongoprunum coyotense Whalen and Carter 2002 (radiolarian)

Spumellaria - Archaeospongoprunidae

Full reference: P. A. Whalen and E.S. Carter. 2002. Pliensbachian (Lower Jurassic) Radiolaria from Baja California Sur, Mexico. Micropaleontology 48(2):97-151

Belongs to Archaeospongoprunum according to P. A. Whalen and E.S. Carter 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeospongoprunum bipartitum, Archaeospongoprunum bispinosum, Archaeospongoprunum carrierensis, Archaeospongoprunum chiangdaoensis, Archaeospongoprunum cortinaensis, Archaeospongoprunum cracoviense, Archaeospongoprunum elegans, Archaeospongoprunum helense, Archaeospongoprunum hueyi, Archaeospongoprunum imlayi, Archaeospongoprunum klingi, Archaeospongoprunum liui, Archaeospongoprunum mengi, Archaeospongoprunum muyinense, Archaeospongoprunum nishiyamae, Archaeospongoprunum patricki, Archaeospongoprunum praeimlayi, Archaeospongoprunum praelongum, Archaeospongoprunum salumi, Archaeospongoprunum tehamaensis

Type specimen: USNM 401880. Its type locality is SH-412-14, San Hipolito Fm, Punta San Hipolito, Baja California Sur, which is in a Pliensbachian slope sandstone/lime mudstone in the San Hipolito Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Mexico (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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