CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Catapsydrax golicynensis Menkes 1975

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> C -> Catapsydrax -> Catapsydrax golicynensis
Other pages this level: C. apenninicus, C. echinatus, C. golicynensis, C. gortanii, C. indianus, C. parvulus, C. prahovensis, C. stainforthi, C. unicavus, C. venzoi

Catapsydrax golicynensis

Citation: Catapsydrax golicynensis Menkes 1975
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Catapsydrax howei (Blow and Banner 1962)

Original Description
[Translation from the Russian.- Diagnosis. Test free, trochoid, with three chambers in the last whorl. Umbilicus closed by a bulla, at the base of which are three supplementary arcuate apertures. [Description.- Test small, composed of three whorls of loosely adjacent chambers gradually increasing in size as added. In the last whorl there are three chambers. Dorsla side of the test flatter, initial whorls low, not projecting above the surface of the test. Sutures straight, slightliy depressed, spiral suture indistinct. Primary aperture a low arc located in a small subquadrate umbilicus can be viewed only after the bulla is removed. Bulla small, weakly inflated, in some specimens slightly flattened, with three suplementary apertures above the sutures dividing the preceding chambers. Apertures high-arched, bordered by a thin transparent lip. Test wall uniformily perforate, rough wall of the bulla smooth, lustrous. Outline of the test oval, weakly lobate.


Menkes, M. A. (1975). Representatives of the genus Catapsydrax in the Eocene deposits of the South Ukraine. Trudyi Instituta Geologii i Geogiziki, Sibiriskoe Otlodelenie, Akademiya Nauk SSSR (Nauka) Moscow. 333: 281-. gs


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