Dicarinella primitiva

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Globotruncanidae -> Dicarinella -> Dicarinella primitiva
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 primitiva (Dalbiez, 1955)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Globotruncana ventricosa primitiva
Synonyms: Globotruncana kuepperi

Type images:

Original description: Globotruncana (Globotruncana) ventricosa primitiva Dalbiez 1955: Test of medium size, periphery slightly to distinctly lobate with one double keel or two very close keels. Spiral side flat to very slightly concave; sutures curved, limbate; generally 6 chambers in the last whorl, increasing regularly. Umbilical side with wide umbilicus; generally 6 moderately inflated chambers visible. 

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Globotruncana (Globotruncana) ventricosa primitiva;
Globotruncana kuepperi;

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within D. asymetrica zone (84.19-86.71Ma, top in Santonian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]
First occurrence (base): within M. schneegansi zone (89.91-92.56Ma, base in Turonian 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:Subcircularchamber arrangement:Trochospiraledge view:Planoconvexaperture:-
umb chamber shape:Trapezoidalcoiling axis:Low-moderateperiphery:Double keelaperture border:Thin porticus
sp chbr shape:Petaloidumbilicus:Wideperiph margin shape:Subangularaccessory apertures:None
umbilical or test sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Deepwall texture:Finely pustuloseshell porosity:-
spiral sutures:Raised beadeddiameter mm:0.495width mm:breadth mm:
final-whorl chambers:5.0-6.0


Dalbiez, F., (1955). The genus Globotruncana in Tunisia. Micropaleontology, 1(2): 161-171.


Dicarinella primitiva compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-1-2018

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