Pseudacanthocircus Kozur and Mostler 1990 (radiolarian)

Protozoa - Entactinaria - Saturnalidae

Alternative spelling: Pseudoacanthocircus

Full reference: H. Kozur and H. Mostler. 1990. Saturnaliacea Deflandre and some other stratigraphically important Radiolaria from the Hettangian of Lenggries/Isar (Bavaria, Northern Calcareous Alps). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 17:179-248

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

See also Kiessling 2005 and Tekin 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthocircus, Aurisaturnalis, Moebicircus, Praeacanthocircus, Spinoellipsella, Spongosaturninus, Vitorfus

Subtaxa: Pseudacanthocircus baumgartneri Pseudacanthocircus laevis Pseudacanthocircus mediospinosus Pseudacanthocircus mocki Pseudacanthocircus pseudosimplex Pseudacanthocircus sugiyamai Pseudacanthocircus terminospinosus Pseudacanthocircus troegeri Pseudoacanthocircus troegeri

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Type: Pseudacanthocircus mediospinosus

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic omnivore


• Jurassic of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), Germany (1), Hungary (1), Turkey (9)

• Triassic of Canada (9: British Columbia), Turkey (6)

Total: 27 collections including 35 occurrences

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