CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana lunaris Masters 1976

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Globotruncana lunaris

Citation: Globotruncana lunaris Masters 1976
Rank: Species
Type locality: 53 above river level at Hatchers Bluff, at mile 201.50 of the Alabama River, Dallas County, Alabama. US Army Corps of Engineers Navigation Charts, 1956.
Type age: Lower Campanian
Type sample and level: Mooreville Chalk,
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: 184905

Linked specimens: USNM-184905 USNM-184905 USNM-184904 USNM-184904 USNM-184903

Current identification/main database link: Contusotruncana plummerae (Gandolfi, 1955)

Original Description
"Test trochospiral, lobate, nearly equally biconvex. Periphery with a strong, beaded, wide, double keel. The last whorl typically of 4-5 moderately inflated chambers. Dorsally unarched chambers elongate and crescent-shaped with a wide, imperforate, lunate area adjacent to and sloping sharply toward the inner margin of the previous chamber. Ventrally chambers elongate with an imperforate carina bordering a wide, deep umbiliculus. Wall imperforate surfaces irregularly pustulose. Sutures on dorsal side strongly curved and raised, ventrally slightly curved to radial, depressed. Aperture interiomarginal, umbilical in position."


Masters, B. A. (1976). Planktonic foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous Selma group, Alabama. Journal of Paleontology. 50(2): 318-330. gs :: ::


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