Dicarinella imbricata

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Globotruncanidae -> Dicarinella -> Dicarinella imbricata
Sister taxa: D. asymetrica, D. bouldinensis, D. canaliculata, D. concavata, D. hagni, D. imbricata, D. longoriai, D. marianosi, D. primitiva, D. roddai, D. takayanagii, D. sp.,


Citation: Dicarinella imbricata (Mornod, 1950)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Globotruncana imbricata

Type images:

Original description: Globotruncana imbricata Mornod 1950: French translation: Small shell with a trochospiral, dextral coiling, convex spiral side, concave umbilical side, equatorial periphery slightly lobulate, except for the two last chambers (the last chamber in the paratype) which are large, globular and devoid of the two carinal ridges that ornament the preceding chambers.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Globotruncana imbricata;

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within D. concavata zone (86.71-89.91Ma, top in Coniacian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]
First occurrence (base): within R. cushmani zone (94.03-95.94Ma, base in Cenomanian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]

Plot of occurrence data:

Dec 2017 - Plotting of Neptune data has been re-enabled on the Mesozoic pages following revision of the age-models in Neptune. The data is, however, still very sparse for the Early Cretaceous

Character matrix

test outline:Lobatechamber arrangement:Trochospiraledge view:Equally biconvexaperture:Umbilical
umb chamber shape:Subtriangularcoiling axis:Moderate-highperiphery:Imperforate bandaperture border:Thin porticus
sp chbr shape:Petaloidumbilicus:Narrowperiph margin shape:Subangularaccessory apertures:None
umbilical or test sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Deepwall texture:Finely pustuloseshell porosity:Microperforate: <1┬Ám
spiral sutures:Raised beadeddiameter mm:0.61width mm:breadth mm:0.37
final-whorl chambers:5.0-6.0


Mornod, L., (1950). Les Globorotalides du Cretace superieur du Montsalvens (Prealpes fribourgeoises). Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae, 42(2): 573-595.


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