Anaticinella planoconvexa

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Rotaliporidae -> Anaticinella -> Anaticinella planoconvexa
Sister taxa: Anaticinella, A. multiloculata, A. planoconvexa,


Citation: Anaticinella planoconvexa (Longoria 1973)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Pseudoticinella planoconvexa
Taxonomic discussion:


Type images:

Original description: Pseudoticinella planoconvexa Longoria, 1973:

Same features as in the genus. Test large, planoconvex, umbilical side flattened, spiral side strongly convex; formed by about three whorls; peripheral margin ovate; five to six chambers in the last whorl, increasing gradually in size as added; chambers petalloid to trapezoidal on spiral side, ovoid to sub-rectangular on umbilical side; sutures radial, straight and depressed on both spiral and umbilical side; primary aperture umbilical to extra-umbilical, bordered by wide imperforate portici, infra-laminal apertures visible at the base of the sutures; umbilicus partially covered by the umbilical cover-plate; surface of the test covered by numerous pustules.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Pseudoticinella planoconvexa;

Short diagnosis:


Size: Holotype = 0.46 mm in the maximum diameter, 0.33 mm in the minimum diameter,

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): near base of W. archaeocretacea zone (10% up, 94Ma, in Turonian stage). Data source: 2007 Cretaceous Research 28(4):561-582
First occurrence (base): near top of R. cushmani zone (90% up, 94.2Ma, in Cenomanian stage). Data source: 2007 Cretaceous Research 28(4):561-582

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



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