CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Falsotruncana douglasi Caron 1981

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Falsotruncana douglasi

Citation: Falsotruncana douglasi Caron 1981
Rank: Species
Type locality: Pont du Fahs, Tunisia
Type age: Upper Turonian
Holotype Repository: Basel, CH; Natural History Museum
Type & figured specimens: C35015

Current identification/main database link: Falsotruncana douglasi Caron 1981

Original Description
Translated from French: Diagnosis: Transitional form, still closely related to Hedbergella hoelzli Hagn et Zeil, its ancestor. Chambers of the spiral side very pustulose and inflated. Two rows of thick pustules present on the edges of a narrow poreless carinal band, except for the two last chambers. All the other characteristics are as in the genus.

Extra details from original publication

Dimensions:  Diameter: 480µm, thickness: 180µm.


Caron, M. (1981). Un nouveau genre de Foraminifere planctonique du Cretace: Falsotruncana nov. gen. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 74(1): 65-73. gs :: ::


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