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Current identification/main database link: Globorotaliidae Blow 1979
See also: Globorotalia - type genus;
Test in the early stages trochoid, the chambers with rough cancellated exterior and often spinose, in the adult, resuming the ancestral rotalid form, but often retaining the rough spinose surface, aperture typically opening into the umbilical area, the older species often retaining the projecting covering above the umbilical area and traces of it appear in the living forms; largely pelagic.
Has also been used a s a sub-family: Globorotaliinae Cushman 1927
Globorotaliidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-10-2020
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