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Plafkerium gadoense

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Capnuchosphaeridae

Taxonomy
Plafkerium gadoense was named by Carter (1993). Its type locality is 87-CNA-SKUSP-1 Kunga Island, which is in a Rhaetian basinal (siliciclastic) limestone/siltstone in the Sandilands Formation of Canada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Plafkerium gadoense Carter

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RankNameAuthor
Life
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
phylumRetariaCavalier-Smith 1999
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
RankNameAuthor
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyCapnuchosphaeridaeDe Wever 1979
genusPlafkerium
speciesgadoense

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: silicac
Environment: marinec
Locomotion: passively mobilec
Life habit: planktonicc
Diet: omnivorec
Created: 2005-01-28 01:13:47
Modified: 2005-01-28 03:13:47
Source: c = class
Reference: Kiessling 1999

Age range: Rhaetian or 208.50000 to 201.30000 Ma

Collections (32 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Canada (British Columbia) Plafkerium gadoense (94702 94709 94713 94714 94716 94717 94724 94726 94727 94728 94729 94730 94731 94733 94734 94736 94737 94738 94741 94745 94746 94747 94748 94751 94753 94755 94758 94759 94760 94762 94763 type locality: 94764)