CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Beella guadalupensis McCulloch 1977

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Beella guadalupensis

Citation: Beella guadalupensis McCulloch 1977
Rank: species
Type locality: In 250 fms. on Velero Station 2070, 29°08'N, 118°17'W, off Isla Guadalupe, Mexico.
Type level: Recent
Holotype Repository: Los Angeles, Univ Southern California, Allan Hancock Foundation
Holotype number: holotype (fig. 11), AHF 2557.

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Original Description
“Test free, calcareous, subcircular in contour; trochospiral, asymmetrically lobulate; periphery rounded; wall very finely hispid punctate, opaque, about two whorls of globose chambers; initial chambers small com pact fol lowed by five chambers gradually increasing in size, last formed two be coming some what elongate arcuate gradually decreasing in diameter to taper off in a point sutures depressed, radiate; aperture extra-umbilicate, umbilical apertural lip narrow, extended. 

Size: Holotype (fig. 11) 0.705mm dia. x 0.498mm

Extra details from original publication
This species differs from Hastigerinella? frailesensis McCulloch, 1977, and Beella chathamensis McCulloch, 1977, in texture of, number of and shape of chambers. The apertures and their apertural structures differ also.”


McCulloch, I.A., (1977). Qualitative observations on Recent foraminiferal tests with emphasis on the eastern Pacific (3 vols). University of Southern California, Los Angeles.


Beella guadalupensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-1-2018

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