CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Favusella stiftia Rosler, Lutze and Pflaumann 1979

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> F -> Favusella -> Favusella stiftia
Other pages this level: F. confusa, F. hedbergellaeformis, F. nitida, F. orbiculata, F. papagayosensis, F. pessagnoi, F. planata, F. quadrata, F. scitula, F. stiftia, F. voloshinae, F. wenoensis,

Favusella stiftia

Citation: Favusella stiftia Rosler, Lutze and Pflaumann 1979
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Favusella washitensis (Carsey, 1926)

Original Description
Test small with a moderate trochospire. The last whorl is formed by four chambers, increasing gradually in size as added. The final chamber is reduced in size. Chambers of the last whorl are globular. Sutures are depressed, straight, radial. Primary aperture is interiomarginal, umbilical to slightly extraumbilical with a distinct apertural lip. Surface ornamentation formed by irregular polygonal areas, which contain several pores. Size-reduced final chamber with an indication of ornamentation. Umbilical area often covered by the last chamber, small and deep.


Rosler, W., Lutze, G. F. & Pflaumann, U. (1979). Some Cretaceous planktonic foraminifers (Favusella) of DSDP site 397 (Eastern Northern Atlantic). Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project. 67(1): 273-281. gs


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