CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina dissimilis Cushman & Bermudez 1937

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Globigerina dissimilis

Citation: Globigerina dissimilis Cushman & Bermudez 1937
Rank: Species
Type locality: 1 km. N. of Arroyo Arenas on road to Jaimanitas (water well), Havana Province, Cuba (Bermudez Sta. 31). .
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type specimens: PI. 3, figs 4-6); Holotype Cushman ColI. No. 23430.
Type repository: Washington; USNM
Described on page(s) : 25-26

Linked specimens: USNM-23429 USNM-23430

Current identification/main database link: Catapsydrax dissimilis Cushman & Bermudez 1937

Original Description
Test subglobular, spire low, periphery broadly rounded; cham­ bers few, four in the adult whorl, inflated, subglobular, ventrally with the last-formed chamber smaller, nearly covering the umbilicus, quadrangular in side view; sutures strongly depressed; wall coarsely cancellated except that of the peculiar last chamber which is much smoother; aperture rounded, opening into the umbilical area below the last chamber.

Size: Diameter 0.50-0.55 mm.; thickness 0.45 mm.

Extra details from original publication
This species differs from G. eocaena Gumbel in the more com­pact form, less lobulate periphery, and the peculiarly shaped and smoother last chamber.


Coxall, H. K. & Spezzaferri, S. (2018). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene Catapsydrax, Globorotaloides, and Protentelloides. In, Wade, B. S. , Olsson, R. K. , Pearson, P. N. , Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 46(Chap 4): 79-124. gs V O

Cushman, J. A. & Bermudez, P. J. (1937). Further new species of foraminifera from the Eocene of Cuba. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 13(1): 1-29. gs V O

Olsson, R. K., Pearson, P. N. & Huber, B. T. (2006c). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Catapsydrax, Globorotaloides, Guembelitrioides, Paragloborotalia, Parasubbotina, and Pseudoglobigerinella n. gen. In, Pearson, P. N. , Olsson, R. K. , Hemleben, C. , Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 41(Chap 5): 67-110. gs V O


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