CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotaloides indigena subsp. redissimilis Fordham 1986

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globorotaloides -> Globorotaloides indigena redissimilis
Other pages this level: G. atlanticus, G. carcoselleensis, G. eovariabilis, G. falconarae, G. indigena anavenezuelana, G. indigena redissimilis, G. parvulus anasuteri, G. parvulus lateraliaperturus, G. quadrocameratus, G. suteri, G. suteri relizensis, G. trema, G. variabilis,

Globorotaloides indigena redissimilis

Citation: Globorotaloides indigena subsp. redissimilis Fordham 1986
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: DSDP 208-16-1 74-76 cm.
Type age: Upper Globorotalia continuosa zone; upper Miocene.
Holotype Repository: Brisbane, Australia; U Queensland Univ.
Type & figured specimens: UQF 71345.

Current identification/main database link: Not linked - add to pf_cenozoic :: pf_mesozoic :: ?

Original Description
Large, robust; .slightly. elevated dextral trochospire, very tight parallel and perpendicular to aXIs. Equatorial outlIne weakly lobate; lateral outline oval. Chambers globular, very closely appressed, about 12 in total, 4 in last whorl; increase moderate until third-last chamber when it is decreased. Dorsal view: chambers longer concentrically, slightly inflated; sutures flush; intercameral sutures directed and curved posteriorly. Ventral view: chambers inflated; intercameral sutures radial to curved; umbilicus covered by small flap with a low opening and a thick lip. Lateral view: smoothly rounded. Wall weakly cancellate with fairly large dense pores.

Size: Length 350 µm; width, 340 µm; height, 290 µm.

Etymology: Latin, re, again; the second component refers to 'Globigerina dissimilis Cushman & Bermudez'.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Seven specimens.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 3, fig. 65.


Fordham, B. G. (1986). Miocene-Pleistocene planktic foraminifers from D.S.D.P. Sites 208 and 77, and phylogeny and classification of Cenozoic species. Queensland, Australia. 1-224. gs


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