Plafkerium hindei Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae

Full reference: E. A. Pessagno, W. Finch, and P. L. Abbott. 1979. Upper Triassic Radiolaria from the San HipĆ³lito Formation, Baja California. Micropaleontology 25(2):160-197

Belongs to Plafkerium according to E. A. Pessagno et al. 1979

Sister taxa: Plafkerium abbotti, Plafkerium antiquum, Plafkerium confluens, Plafkerium contortum, Plafkerium fidicularium, Plafkerium gadoense, Plafkerium keloense, Plafkerium muelleri, Plafkerium robustum

Type specimen: USNM 251860. Its type locality is V4FB, V4F traverse, Punta San Hipolito, Baja California, which is in an Alaunian basinal (siliceous) chert in the San Hipolito Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Triassic of Albania (1 collection), Mexico (5)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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