CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina washitensis Carsey 1926

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Globigerina washitensis

Citation: Globigerina washitensis Carsey 1926
Rank: Species
Type locality: Shoal Creek at Austin, Travis County, TX
Type age: Cretaceous.
Type sample and level: Comanchean series, Washita group, Del Rio and Georgetown formations.[Late Albian]
Holotype Repository: Not given
Type & figured specimens: Not given

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

Original Description
Shell calcareous, usually white; surface very coarsely and regularly pitted; chambers well inflated, rapidly enlarging, arranged subspirally, dorsal side shows two or more whorls; ventral side shows only one whorl which consists of the last three or four chambers rather loosely joined about a depressed center; aperture at the inner margin of the final chamber. 

Size: The diameter of shell is about 0.5 mm

Extra details from original publication
It serves as a splendid horizon marker of the Washita division of the Comanchean series. Moderately common.


Carsey, D. O. (1926). Foraminifera of the Cretaceous of central Texas. University of Texas Bulletin. 2612: 1-56. gs


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