CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Badriella mouradi El-Nakhal 2002

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Badriella mouradi

Citation: Badriella mouradi El-Nakhal 2002
Rank: Species

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Original Description
Test free, low trochospiral, umbilicate, spiral side slightly convex, umbilical side slightly concave, equatorial periphery lobulate, axial periphery truncate with two faint keels on the last chambers, chambers compressed, increasing gradually in size as added, last whorl with five chambers, sutures depressed, radial straight to slightly curved on both sides; aperture a low interiomarginal umbilical-extraumbilical arch, bordered by a narrow lip, umbilicus narrow, shallow; surface spinose to rugose, surface rugosity tangentially arranged on spiral side, and meridionally arranged on umbilical side; wall calcareous, hyaline, radial in structure, perforate.


El-Nakhal, H.A., (2002). Classification of the meridionally costellate Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera. Journal of Micropalaeontology, 21: 1-8.


Badriella mouradi compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-3-2018

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