CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Catapsydracinae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957

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Citation: Catapsydracinae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957
Rank: subfamily
Type genus: Catapsydrax
Type age: Middle Eocene to Recent.

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Original Description

Test trochospirally coiled to enveloping; chambers spherical to ovate; primary aperture umbilical, may have secondary sutural or areal apertures, apertures in the adult covered by bullae and with infralaminal accessory apertures.


Bolli, H.M.; Loeblich, A.R. & Tappan, H., (1957). Planktonic foraminiferal families Hantkeninidae, Orbulinidae, Globorotaliidae and Globotruncanidae. In: Loeblich, A.R., Jr. et al. (Editors), Studies in Foraminifera, U.S. National Museum Bulletin 215. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, pp. 3-50. GS


Catapsydracinae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-5-2019

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