Biticinella breggiensis

Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Rotaliporidae -> Biticinella -> Biticinella breggiensis
Sister taxa: B. breggiensis, B. subbreggiensis, B. sp.,


Citation: Biticinella breggiensis (Gandolfi, 1942)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Anomalina breggiensis
Taxonomic discussion: Accessory apertures on umbilical and spiral sides. Accessory apertures are rarely seen on the spiral side unlike the umbilical side where they are always persent.Macroperforate wall. [copied from Chronos database]

Type images:

Original description: Anomalina breggiensis Gandolfi 1942: Italian translation:

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Anomalina breggiensis;

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within P. appenninica zone (100.50-101.92Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: [copied from Chronos database]
First occurrence (base): within T. praeticinensis zone (106.98-107.39Ma, base in Albian 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:Circularchamber arrangement:Pseudoplanispiraledge view:Hourglassaperture:Equatorial
umb chamber shape:Inflatedcoiling axis:Very lowperiphery:N/Aaperture border:Thick porticus
sp chbr shape:Inflatedumbilicus:Narrowperiph margin shape:Broadly roundedaccessory apertures:Umbilical
umbilical or test sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Deepwall texture:Moderately muricateshell porosity:Finely Perforate: 1-2.5┬Ám
spiral sutures:Moderately depresseddiameter mm:0.56width mm:breadth mm:0.27
final-whorl chambers:7.0-9.0


Gandolfi, R., (1942). Ricerche micropaleontologiche e stratigraphfiche sulla Scaglia e sul flysch Cretacici dei Dintorni di Balerna (Canton Ticino). Rivista Italiana Paleontologia, 48: 1-160.


Biticinella breggiensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-3-2018

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