CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina brevispina Cushman 1924

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina brevispina
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 brevispina

Citation: Hantkenina brevispina Cushman 1924
Rank: Species
Type locality: Mexico. , Rio Pantepec, 2.2 kms. S. 20° W. from Buena Vista, T. W. Vaughan, Collector.
Type age: Eocene
Type sample and level: Light colored clay, lower 20 feet of exposure
Holotype Repository: Washington, USNM
Type & figured specimens: Plate 2, fig. 3; 353079; p.2

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina compressa Parr 1947

Original Description
"Test somewhat compressed, planosphiral, six chambers in the adult coil, periphery not lobulate, wall distinctly perforate, each chamber with a short hollow spine broad at the base, chambers of the umbilical area slightly visible.

Size: Diemeter without spines 0.45 mm., with spines 0.65 mm.

Extra details from original publication
This species has much shorter and stouter spines than the other species of the genus.


Cushman, J. A. (1924a). A new genus of Eocene foraminifera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 66(30): 1-4. gs


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