CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina alabamensis var. primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929

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Other pages this level: H. alabamensis, H. alabamensis compressa, H. alabamensis primitiva, H. australis, H. brevispina, H. danvillensis, H. dumblei, H. gohrbandti, H. inflata, H. lazzarii, H. lehneri, H. liebusi, H. longispina, H. mccordi, H. mexicana, H. mexicana aragonensis, H. multispinata, H. nanggulanensis, H. nuttalli, H. singanoae, H. trituberculata,

Hantkenina alabamensis primitiva

Citation: Hantkenina alabamensis var. primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929
Rank: Variety
Type locality: Vistabella Quarry, Trinidad.
Type age: Eocene
Type sample and level: Mt. Moriah beds,
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: Plate 3, figures 2, 3; Holotype of variety (Cushman ColI. No. 10067)

Linked specimens: USNM-10067 USNM-10066 USNM-10066

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929

Original Description
Variety differing from the typical in the later taking on of the spinose, inflated chambers, the early chambers of the final coil usually without spines, globular and roughened.

Extra details from original publication
In South America this form occurs also in beds of probably equivalent age. Some of the specimens show but a few of the later typical Hantkenina chambers.


Cushman, J. A. & Jarvis, P. W. (1929). New foraminifera from Trinidad. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 5: 6-17. gs


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