CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Blefuscuiana speetonensis tunisiensis BouDagher-Fadel 1995

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> B -> Blefuscuiana -> Blefuscuiana speetonensis tunisiensis
Other pages this level: B. albiana, B. aptiana depressa, B. aptiana implana, B. aptiana orientalis, B. daminiae, B. excelsa cumulus, B. globigerinelloides lobulata, B. hexacamerata, B. kuznetsovae, B. laculata, B. laculata alobata, B. laculata laculata, B. mitra, B. multicamerata, B. occulta perforocculta, B. occulta quinquecamerata, B. praesimilis, B. rudis, B. speetonensis, B. speetonensis tunisiensis, B. whittakeri,

Blefuscuiana speetonensis tunisiensis

Citation: Blefuscuiana speetonensis tunisiensis BouDagher-Fadel 1995
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Beauvoir-VI Well, Tunisia.
Holotype Repository: London, UK; NHM

Current identification/main database link: Hedbergella tunisiensis (Boudagher-Fadel, 1995)

Original Description
Test about 0.28 mm in diameter, a low trochospire with five to six chambers in the last whorl. The spiral side is almost completely involute and concave. Last three chambers show a beginning of asymmetry, highests in their posterior part. The sutures are depressed, curved on the spiral side and virtually radial on the umbilical side. The aperture is a low arch, has a porticus throughout its length, broadest posteriorly. The surface of the test is smooth, microperforate except for the umbilical shoulders, which may be imperforate.


BouDagher-Fadel, M.K., (1995). The planktonic Foraminifera of the Early Cretaceous of Tunisia compared to those of western and central Tethys. Paleopelagos, 5: 137-159.


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