CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotalia wilcoxensis Cushman & Ponton 1932

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globorotalia -> Globorotalia wilcoxensis
Other pages this level: << < G. thebaica, G. tortiva, G. tosaensis, G. traubi, G. tribulosa, G. trichotrocha, G. trinidadensis, G. troelseni, G. truncatulinoides excelsa, G. uncinata, G. uncinata carinata, G. ungulata, G. velascoensis parva, G. wartsteinensis, G. whitei, G. wilcoxensis, G. wilcoxensis acuta, G. wilesi, G. woodi, G. youngi, G. zealandica, G. zealandica incognita, G. zealandica pseudomiozea,

Globorotalia wilcoxensis

Citation: Globorotalia wilcoxensis Cushman & Ponton 1932
Rank: Species
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: CC 16232

Linked specimens: USNM-16232 USNM-58649 USNM-370104

Current identification/main database link: Acarinina wilcoxensis (Cushman & Ponton 1932)

Original Description
"Test plano-convex, dorsal side flat, ventral side strongly convex, slightly umbilicate, periphery subacute in the later portion, rounded in the earlier stages; chambers distinct, 4 making up the last-formed whorl in the adult, of uniform shape, increasing rgularly in size as added; sutures distinct, very slightly curved, nearly radial, slightly depressed; wall distinctly perforate with the early portion strongly papillate or with short spines, in the later chambers largely confined to the peripheral angle; aperture semicircular opening toward the umbilical end of the ventral side of the last- formed chamber. Length 0.50 mm.; breadth 0.40 mm.; thickness 0.25 mm.


Berggren, W. A., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Wade, B. S. (2006b). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Acarinina. In, Pearson, P. N. , Olsson, R. K. , Hemleben, C. , Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 41(Chap 9): 257-326. gs :: ::

Cushman, J. A. & Ponton, G. M. (1932a). An Eocene foraminiferal fauna of Wilcox age from Alabama. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 8: 51-72. gs :: ::


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