CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina mexicana var. aragonensis Nuttall 1930

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

Citation: Hantkenina mexicana var. aragonensis Nuttall 1930
Rank: Variety
Type locality: Arroyo Puentitla, 2600 m. N. 73? E. of El Tule, Mexico
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-4497 USNM-59476 USNM-4498 USNM-4496

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina mexicana Cushman 1924

Original Description
This variety differs from the type in generally having larger more inflated chambers, which always taper more gradually into the the spines. The latter are not infrequently broken as in figure 3. 

Extra details from original publication
This is a valuable and fairly common guide species for the Aragon


Nuttall, W.L.F., (1930). Eocene Foraminifera from Mexico. Journal of Paleontology, 4: 271-293.


Hantkenina mexicana aragonensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-3-2018

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