Canoptum Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Parvicingulidae

Synonyms: Neowrangellium Yeh 1987, Paracanoptum Yeh 1987

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: Wrangelliinae according to P. De Wever et al. 2001

See also Gorican et al. 2006, O'Dogherty et al. 2009, Sepkoski 2002 and Yeh 1987

Sister taxa: Proparvicingula, Pseudocrolanium, Svinitzium, Wrangellium

Subtaxa: Canoptum anulatum Canoptum artum Canoptum columbiaense Canoptum dixoni Canoptum inornatus Canoptum jinluense Canoptum laxum Canoptum levis Canoptum macoyense Canoptum margaritaense Canoptum merum Canoptum paradoxum Canoptum pessagnoi Canoptum poissoni Canoptum praeanulatum Canoptum rhaeticum Canoptum spinosum Canoptum triassicum Canoptum unicum Canoptum zetangense Neowrangellium pessagnoi Paracanoptum primitivum

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Type: Canoptum poissoni

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Cretaceous of Italy (13 collections)

• Jurassic of Austria (1), Canada (115: British Columbia), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Japan (17), Mexico (7), Oman (3), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (9), Slovenia (2), Turkey (14), United States (37: California, Oregon)

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

• Triassic of Albania (2), Armenia (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), Canada (63: British Columbia), China (3), Hungary (3), Japan (7), Malaysia (2), Mexico (5), the Philippines (1), Serbia and Montenegro (2), Thailand (2), Turkey (68), United States (2: Oregon)

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

Total: 387 collections including 636 occurrences

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