CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hedbergella semielongata Longoria 1974

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Hedbergella semielongata

Citation: Hedbergella semielongata Longoria 1974
Rank: Species
Type locality: from an exposure in La Boca Canyon along the dirt road to Congracion La Boca, in the Sierra de la Silla, south-southeast of Monterrey, Mexico
Type age (chronostrat): Aptian
Type specimens: 185014
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-185014 USNM-185015

Current identification/main database link: Hedbergella semielongata Longoria 1974

Original Description
Test small, formed by 3 whorls; peripheral margin substellate; 5-6 chambers in the last whorl increasing gradually in size as added; chambers inflated, early chambers ovate, final chambers subelongate on both spiral and umbilical sides, ovoid in peripheral view; sutures radial, slightly curved on both spiral and umbilical sides; primary aperture extraumbilical to spiroumbilical in position; umbilicus narrow.


Longoria, J. F. (1974). Stratigraphic, morphologic and taxonomic studies of Aptian planktonic foraminifera. Revista Española de Micropaleontología. Numero Extraordinario: 5-107. gs


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