Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Globorotalidae -> Dentigloborotalia
Sister taxa: Berggrenia, Dentigloborotalia, Globoconella, Globorotalia, Neogloboquadrina, Pulleniatina,
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Dentigloborotalia Brummer 1988
Rank: genus
Type species: Globorotalia anfracta Parker 1967

Catalog entries: Dentigloborotalia;

Type images:

Distinguishing features: Smooth wall; kidney-shaped chambers:

NB These concise distinguishing features statements are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus.
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Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in upper part of Messinian Stage (80% up, 5.7Ma, in Messinian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Brummer, G.J.A., (1988). Comparative ontogeny and species definition of planktonic foraminfers: A case study of Dentigloborotalia anfracta n. gen. In: Brummer, G.J.A. and Kroon, D. (Editors), Planktonic Foraminifers as Tracers of Ocean-Climate History. Free University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 51-75.

Parker, F.L., (1967). Late Tertiary biostratigraphy (planktonic foraminifera) of tropical Indo-Pacific deep-sea cores. Bulletins of American Paleontology, 52(235): 115203.


Dentigloborotalia compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-12-2018

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