Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Conoglobigerinidae -> Conoglobigerina
Sister taxa: Compactogerina, Conoglobigerina, Globuligerina, Haeuslerina,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)

Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Conoglobigerina Morozova 1961
Rank: Genus
Basionym: Globigerina (Conoglobigerina) dagestanica
Type species: Globigerina (Conoglobigerina) dagestanica Morozova, in Morozova and Moskalenko, 1961;

Type images:

Original description: Conoglobigerina Morozova in Morozova and Moskalenko, 1961:

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Conoglobigerina;

Short diagnosis: Test subconical, high trochospiral coil of two to four whorls, three to six rapidly enlarging spherical chambers per whorl, umbilicus small and shallow, peripheral outline lobulate, periphery rounded; wall calcareous, hyaline, surface with rounded to elongate imperforate tubercles that may fuse into short costellae, wall perforate between tubercles; aperture an umbilical arch, with narrow bordering lip.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Valanginian Stage (133.88-139.39Ma, top in Valanginian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Bajocian Stage (168.28-170.30Ma, base in Bajocian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

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


Loeblich, A.R., Jr. & Tappan, H., (1988). Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification (Volume I-II). Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1059 pp.

Morozova, V.G. & Moskalenko, T.A., (1961). Планктонные фораминиферы пограничных отложений байосского и батского ярусов Центрального Дагестана (Северо-Восточный Кавказ) [Foraminiferes planctoniques des depots limitrophes du Bajocien et du Bathonien du Daghestan central (Nord-Est du Caucase)]. Voprosy Mikropaleontol., U.S.S.R., 5: 3-30.


Conoglobigerina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-2-2018

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