CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana fornicata Plummer 1931

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Globotruncana fornicata

Citation: Globotruncana fornicata Plummer 1931
Rank: Species
Type locality: Station 226-T-8, on right bank of Onion Creek near bridge at Moore and Berrys Crossing, eight and one-half miles in a straight line southeast of the capitol in Austin, Travis County, TX.
Type age: Campanian
Holotype Repository: Ithaca, NY; Paleontologic Res inst, Plummer Collection
Type & figured specimens: S-838

Current identification/main database link: Contusotruncana fornicata (Plummer, 1931)

Original Description
"Test biconvex, periphery truncate and lobate; chambers seven in final convolution, long narrow, strongly curved, smooth; dorsal sutures finely beaded, very strongly oblique and lightly curved; ventral sutures elevated and curved strongly forward in maturity, depressed and more nearly radial in youth; umbilicus broad and open; apertures from last 3 or 4 chambers of the final whorl into the umbilicus. Average diameter .4 mm; commonly up to .5 mm."


Plummer, H. J. (1931b). Some Cretaceous foraminifera in Texas. University of Texas Bulletin. 3101: 109-203. gs


Globotruncana fornicata compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 28-9-2020

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