Spongocapsula Pessagno 1977 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Spongocapsulidae

Parent taxon: Spongocapsulidae according to P. De Wever et al. 2001

See also Hull 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Anachoreta, Obesacapsula, Spongostichomitra, Torculum, Tubilustrium

Subtaxa: Spongocapsula conica Spongocapsula daigoensis Spongocapsula dumitricai Spongocapsula ovum Spongocapsula palmerae Spongocapsula perampla

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Antarctica (1 collection), Austria (3), Italy (21), Oman (9), United States (1: California)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Germany (1), Turkey (1)

• Jurassic of Antarctica (3), Austria (5), Germany (3), Italy (10), Japan (17), Malaysia (1), Oman (11), the Philippines (1), the Russian Federation (11), Slovakia (7), Spain (3), Switzerland (1), United States (15: California, Oregon)

Total: 125 collections including 172 occurrences

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