Cantalum Pessagno et al. 1979 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Pantanelliidae

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

See also Kiessling 1995 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Betraccium, Cecrops, Gorgansium, Pachyoncus, Pantanellium, Pseudopantanellium, Trillus, Zartus

Subtaxa: Cantalum gratum Cantalum holdsworthi Cantalum tianense

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Type: Cantalum holdsworthi

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Antarctica (3 collections), Canada (1: British Columbia), United States (1: Oregon)

• Triassic of Canada (30: British Columbia), Mexico (2), New Zealand (1), the Philippines (1), Turkey (5), United States (1: Oregon)

Total: 45 collections including 60 occurrences

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