Plafkerium 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

Parent taxon: Capnuchosphaeridae according to E. Carter 1993

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Braginastrum, Capnuchosphaera, Catoma, Dicapnuchosphaera, Kinyrosphaera, Monocapnuchosphaera, Saria, Sarla, Spinocapnuchosphaera, Sulovella, Tetracapnuchosphaera, Weverella

Subtaxa: Plafkerium abbotti Plafkerium antiquum Plafkerium confluens Plafkerium contortum Plafkerium fidicularium Plafkerium gadoense Plafkerium hindei Plafkerium keloense Plafkerium muelleri Plafkerium robustum

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection)

• Triassic to Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia)

• Triassic of Albania (2), Canada (46: British Columbia), China (1), Hungary (1), Italy (1), Japan (7), Mexico (7), New Zealand (2), Slovenia (12), Thailand (18), Turkey (1), United States (4: Nevada, Oregon)

• Permian to Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia)

Total: 105 collections including 158 occurrences

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