CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globotruncana mexicana Longoria and Gamper 1975

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Globotruncana -> Globotruncana mexicana
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Globotruncana mexicana

Citation: Globotruncana mexicana Longoria and Gamper 1975
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Globotruncana rosetta (Carsey, 1926)

Original Description
Test planoconvex; spiral side flattened, often slightly convex, formed by about three whorls; peripheral margin subcircular, strongly lobate, truncated by a double keel which sometimes merges into a single keel in the last two chambers; last whorl formed by eight to nine chambers; chambers on spiral side characteristically petalloid, flattened, all of them of about the same size; chambers on umbilical side subtrapezoidal, slightly inflated; sutures on spiral side elevated, curved, and often beaded; sutures on umbilical side depressed and curved; umbilicus wide and shallow; tegilla badly preserved but distinct.


Longoria, J. F. & Gamper, M. A. (1975). Two new species of Upper Cretaceous planktonic Foraminiferida from the Abathomphalus mayaroensis zone of Mexico. Micropaleontology. 20(4): 473-477. gs :: ::


Globotruncana mexicana compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-5-2020

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