CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924

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

Citation: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924
Rank: Species
Type locality: Mexico; La Laja, Zardo Creek, 1 km southwest of Tierra Colorado
Type age: Eocene
Type sample and level: Yellowish brown clay,
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: Plate 2, fig. 2; 353081 - missing from collection; p.3

Linked specimens: USNM-353081

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924

Original Description
"Test planospiral, umbilicate, 5 or 6 chambers in the adult coil, rapidly elongating as added and peripherally extended to the base of the very large stout hollow spine at the periphery of the chamber, wall coarsely punctate, periphery of test much lobulated. 

Size: Diameter without spines 0.5 mm., with spines 0.75 mm., or more."


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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