CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotalia (Turborotalia) oceanica Cushman & Bermudez 1949

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Globorotalia (Turborotalia) oceanica

Citation: Globorotalia (Turborotalia) oceanica Cushman & Bermudez 1949
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Atlantis sta. 2980, 250 fms., lat. 22° 47' N., long. 78° 40' W., north coast of Cuba.
Type age (chronostrat): Recent
Type specimens: Holotype (Cushman Coll. No. 47387)
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Current identification/main database link: Globorotalia crassaformis (Galloway & Wissler, 1927)

Original Description
Test of medium size for the genus, dorsal side nearly Bat, ventral side strongly convex but with an open umbilicus, periphery bluntly angled around the earlier chambers, later becoming rounded; chambers 4 in the last-formed whorl, very little increasing in size but rapidly in thickness as added; sutures slightly depressed, tangential and slightly curved on the dorsal side, incised and radial on the ventral side; wall thin, very finely perforate, smooth except slightly granular over the earliest cham- bers on the dorsal side and with thick spinose projections on the three earlier chambers surrounding the umbilicus; aperture a. low, elongate opening under the ventral edge of the last-formed chamber, extending nearly from: the umbilicus to the periphery and overhung by a very narrow, thin lip.

Size: Diameter 0.50-0.65 mm.; thickness 0.37 mm.


Cushman, J. A. & Bermudez, P. J. (1949). Some Cuban species of Globorotalia. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 25: 26-45. gs V O


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