CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina inflata Howe 1928

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina inflata
Other pages this level: H. alabamensis, H. alabamensis compressa, H. alabamensis primitiva, H. australis, H. brevispina, H. compressa, 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 inflata

Citation: Hantkenina inflata Howe 1928
Rank: Species
Type locality: Old Fort St. Stephen Bluff, Alabama.
Type level: Lower Oligocene, basal limestones, overlying the typical Red Bluff Clay.
Holotype Repository: Baton Rouge; Howe Collection, Louisiana State University
Holotype number: LSU H. 16

Current identification/main database link: Cribrohantkenina inflata Howe 1928

Original Description
Test planospiral, adult coil with 4 or 5 chambers, periphery somewhat lobulate, wall very finely punctate, smooth, granular near aperture, spines short, hollow, pointing anteriorly, chambers globular and so inflated that each chamber almost completely covers the spine of the preceding chamber, aperture comparatively small, tripartite, at the base of the apertural face. 

Size: Diameter without spines 0.58 millimeter; with spines 0.75 millimeter. 

Extra details from original publication
This appears to be a development from Hantkenina brevispina.


Howe, H.V., (1928). An observation on the range of the genus Hantkenina. Journal of Paleontology, 2(1): 13-14.


Hantkenina inflata compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-3-2018

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