CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina ouachitaensis Howe & Wallace 1932

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Globigerina ouachitaensis

Citation: Globigerina ouachitaensis Howe & Wallace 1932
Rank: Species
Type locality: Danville Landing on the Ouachita River, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, U. S. A.
Type age (chronostrat): Upper Eocene.
Type sample (& lithostrat): Jackson, Upper Horizon (Bed 2 ), light yellow clay
Type repository: Washington; USNM; originally deposited in Louisiana State University Museum Cvllection, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U. S. A., Cat. No. 716

Linked specimens: USNM-18946

Current identification/main database link: Globoturborotalita ouachitaensis (Howe & Wallace 1932)


Original Description
Test small, trochoid with fairly high spire, lobate; chambers fairly numerous, about twelve visible on the dorsal side, in shape almost spherical, four of almost equal size in the last-formed whorl; sutures distinct, deeply depressed; wall perforate, calcareous; aperture a fairly high opening on the ventral side opening into the umbilical area, the apertures of the two preceding chambers also made visible.

Size: Greatest diameter 0.25 mm.; diameter of last chamber 0.12 mm.

References:

Howe, H. V. & Wallace, W. E. (1932). Foraminifera of the Jackson Eocene at Danville Landing on the Ouachita, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Louisiana. 2: 1-118. gs

Spezzaferri, S., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Wade, B. S. & Coxall, H. K. (2018d). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene and Lower Miocene Globoturborotalita. In, Wade, B. S. , Olsson, R. K. , Pearson, P. N. , Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 46(Chap 8): 231-268. gs V O


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Le Coze

Globigerina ouachitaensis Howe & Wallace, 1932 not 1933

ref: Howe, H. V.; Wallace, W. E. (1932). Foraminifera of the Jackson Eocene at Danville Landing on the Ouachita, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Louisiana. 2: 1-118.

page(s): p. 74 pl. 10 fig. 7

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Jeremy Young (UK)

corrected, thanks, Jeremy

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