Tenuitella iota


Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Globigerinitidae -> Tenuitella -> Tenuitella iota
Sister taxa: T. iota, T. fleisheri, T. parkerae, T. clemenciae, T. angustiumbilicata, T. munda, T. gemma, T. praegemma, T. patefacta, T. insolita, T. sp.,

Taxonomy

Citation: Tenuitella iota (Parker, 1962)
Rank: species
Basionym: Globigerinita iota

Catalog entries: Globigerinita iota

Type images:

Distinguishing features: Four chambers

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Description


Test morphology:

Coiling direction (in extant population): mixed


Size: <150µm

Character matrix

test outline:Lobatechamber arrangement:Trochospiraledge view:Equally biconvexaperture:Extraumbilical-peripheral
sp chamber shape:Globularcoiling axis:Lowperiphery:N/Aaperture border:Bulla
umb chbr shape:Globularumbilicus:Narrowperiph margin shape:Broadly roundedaccessory apertures:None
spiral sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Shallowwall texture:Finely pustuloseshell porosity:Microperforate: <1µm
umbilical or test sutures:Strongly depressedfinal-whorl chambers:4.0-4.5 N.B. These characters are used for advanced search. N/A - not applicable

Biogeography and Palaeobiology


Geographic distribution:

In modern oceans an abundant, cold water, species [SCOR WG138]

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (SCOR WG138)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Parker, F. L. (1962). Planktonic foraminiferal species in Pacific sediments. Micropaleontology. 8(2): 219-254. gs :: ::


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