Xitus Pessagno 1977 (radiolarian)

Radiolaria - Nassellaria - Xitidae

Parent taxon: Xitidae according to W. Kiessling 1995

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Antexitus, Clavaxitus, Crolanium, Foremanina, Neorelumbra, Novixitus, Praexitus, Pseudodictyomitrella, Pseudoxitus

Subtaxa: Xitus alievi Xitus antelopensis Xitus asymbatos Xitus gifuensis Xitus magnus Xitus mosquensis Xitus pulcher Xitus reticulatus Xitus singularis Xitus spicularius Xitus takayanagii

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Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (9 collections), Azerbaijan (1), Canada (1: Nunavut), Denmark (2), Germany (5), Greece (2), Italy (87), Japan (18), Malaysia (13), Oman (13), the Philippines (1), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (12), Trinidad and Tobago (1), Turkey (3), United States (12: California)

• Jurassic to Cretaceous of Austria (1), Oman (1), Turkey (1)

• Jurassic of Austria (10), Germany (4), Italy (15), Japan (23), New Zealand (1), the Philippines (2), the Russian Federation (20), Switzerland (3), United States (3: California)

Total: 269 collections including 504 occurrences

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