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Conoglobigerina helvetojurassica


Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Conoglobigerinidae -> Conoglobigerina -> Conoglobigerina helvetojurassica
Sister taxa: C. caucasica, C. grigelisi, C. gulekhensis, C. helvetojurassica, C. sp.,

Taxonomy

Citation: Conoglobigerina helvetojurassica (Haeusler, 1881 emend. Oesterle, 1968) Gradstein et al. (2017)
Rank: Species
Basionym: Globigerina helvetojurassica
Synonyms:

Type images:

Original description: Test milky white, smooth, more rarely more or less rough, 5 to 6 chambers with the last 5 nearly of same size. Test appears finely punctuate under high magnification. Fragments are abundant and completely preserved specimens are numerous mainly at B_zen and B_ren. The half-moon shaped and often narrow openings can be readily observed on these specimens, in particular on the less corroded specimens.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Globigerina helvetojurassica

Distinguishing features: Low to medium high trochospiral, with an H/D ratio of 0.5 to 1. The trochospire axis may be slightly curved, such that the chambers of the final whorl sit oblique of the chambers of the previous whorl. No preferred coiling direction observed. Last whorl flaring out and much larger than previous (2) whorls. Spherical-circular chambers (nicely ball shaped), four in the last whorl; chambers in the last whorl not much increasing in size. Umbilicus generally open and wide, rarely narrow. Sutures depressed, mostly straight. Aperture variable in shape, low to medium high arch, umbilical to slightly extraumbilical; a looped aperture was rarely observed also. The aperture often has a thickened rim around it. A bulla is observed in some specimens. Wall pustulose and reticulate to strongly reticulate


Emended description: Low to medium high trochospiral, with an H/D ratio of 0.5 to 1. The trochospire axis may be slightly curved, such that the chambers of the final whorl sit oblique of the chambers of the previous whorl. No preferred coiling direction observed. Last whorl flaring out and much larger than previous (2) whorls. Spherical-circular chambers (nicely ball shaped), four in the last whorl; chambers in the last whorl not much increasing in size. Umbilicus generally open and wide, rarely narrow. Sutures depressed, mostly straight. Aperture variable in shape, low to medium high arch, umbilical to slightly extraumbilical; a looped aperture was rarely observed also. The aperture often has a thickened rim around it. A bulla is observed in some specimens. Wall pustulose and reticulate to strongly reticulate

Wall type: Microperforate and reticulate

Test morphology: Medium high trochospire

Size: 100 to 200 micron

Most likely ancestor: Globuligerina oxfordiana - at confidence level 2 (out of 5). Data source: Gradstein et al. 2017 p.263.

Geological Range:
Notes: Type locality: Birmenstorfer Schichten, Eisengraben Section, Canton Aargau, Switzerland
Last occurrence (top): within Early Kimmeridgian Substage (154.73-157.25Ma, top in Kimmeridgian stage). Data source: Gradstein et al. 2017
First occurrence (base): within Middle Oxfordian Substage (159.70-160.84Ma, base in Oxfordian stage). Data source: Gradstein et al. 2017

Plot of occurrence data:

Dec 2017 - Plotting of Neptune data has been re-enabled on the Mesozoic pages following revision of the age-models in Neptune. The data is, however, still very sparse for the Early Cretaceous

  • Histogram - Neptune occurrence data from DSDP and ODP proceedings. Pale shading <50 samples in time bin. Interpret with caution & read these notes
  • Note to users in China - the diagram may not plot unless you use a VPN since I use google services on the website. If this is a problem please contact me 谢谢.
  • Taxon plotted: Haeuslerina helvetojurassica, synonyms included - Globigerina helvetojurassica; Globigerina helvetojurassica; Globigerinelloides helvetojurassica; Haeuslerina helvetojurassica;
  • space-time plot :: Samples map :: Parent: Conoglobigerina

    Character matrix

    test outline:Lobatechamber arrangement:Trochospiraledge view:Spiroconvexaperture:Umbilical
    sp chamber shape:Globularcoiling axis:Moderate-highperiphery:N/Aaperture border:Thin lip
    umb chbr shape:Globularumbilicus:Narrowperiph margin shape:Broadly roundedaccessory apertures:None
    spiral sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Deepwall texture:Reticulateshell porosity:Finely Perforate: 1-2.5µm
    umbilical or test sutures:Moderately depressedfinal-whorl chambers:4.0-4.0 N.B. These characters are used for advanced search. N/A - not applicable

    References:

    Gradstein, F. M. (2017a). New and emended species of Jurassic planktonic foraminifera. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 136(2): 161-185. gs

    Gradstein, F. M., Gale, A. S., Kopaevich, L., Waskowska, A., Grigelis, A. & Glinskikh, L. (2017a). The planktonic foraminifera of the Jurassic. Part I: material and taxonomy. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 136(2): 187-257. gs

    Gradstein, F. M. et al. (2017b). The planktonic foraminifera of the Jurassic. Part II: Stratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeobiogeography. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology. 136(2): 259-271. gs

    Haeusler, R. (1881). Untersuchungen uber die microscopischen Structurverhaltnisse de Aargauer Jurakalke mit besonderer Berucksichtigung ihrer Foraminiferenfauna. In, p47 (ed.) . Dissertation, Univ Zurich 1-47. gs

    Oesterle, H. (1968). Foraminiferen der Typlokalitat der Birmenstor- fer-Schichten, unterer Malm. Eclogae Geologicae Helvetiae. 61(2): 695-792. gs

    Simmons, M. D., Boudagher-Fadel, M. K., Banner, F. T. & Whittaker, J. E. (1997). The Jurassic Favusellacea, the earliest Globigerina. In, Boudagher-Fadel, M. K. , Banner, F. T. & Whittaker, J. E. (eds) The Early Evolutionary History of Planktonic Foraminifera. British Micropaleontological Society Series. 17-30. gs


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    François

    Haeuslerina not Haueslerina (in the synonymy)

    Best,

    François

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    Jeremy Young (Tonbridge, UK)

    corrected, thanks

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    François

    references: Gradstein, F.M.; Gale, A.S.; Kopaevich, L.; Waskowska, A.; Grigelis, A. & Glinskikh, L., (2017). The planktonic foraminifera of the Jurassic. Part I: material and taxonomy. Swiss Journal of Palaeontology, 136(2): 187-257. quoted to times.

    Globigerina helvetojurassica is the type species of Haueslerina, which becomes therefore a subjective junior synonym of Conoglobigerina. Is that correct?

    François

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    Jeremy Young (Tonbridge, UK)

    corrected, thanks

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