CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globospina banatica Popescu & Crihan 2011

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Globospina banatica

Citation: Globospina banatica Popescu & Crihan 2011
Rank: Species
Type locality: Valea Lupoaia section, Archiş, Arad District.
Type age (chronostrat): Upper Langhian
Type repository: Bucharest; Authors collection, deposited at the Bucharest University, Laboratory of Paleontology

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Original Description
Test trochospirally coiled in the initial part, then streptospirally; chambers globular, strongly embracing, increasing rapidly in size as added, three on the last whorl; peripheral outline rounded, slightly trilobulated in outline; wall calcareous, perforate, surface cancellate, with large, massive, cylindrical spines, irregularly distributed; sutures distinct, slightly depressed; aperture interiomarginal, covered by a well developed ultimate chamber (bulla).

Size: Diameter: 0.2-0.4 mm; diameter of the holotype 0.2 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: Differs from G. apertasuturalis (JENKINS) in lacking the sutural openings, possesing larger, massive cylindrical spines and less lobulate outline.

Range: This rare species was recorded from the Upper Langhian deposits in Banat.


Popescu, G. & Crihan, I. -M. (2011). Middle Miocene Globigerinas of Romania. Acta Palaeontologica Romaniae. 7: 291-314. gs


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