CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hedbergella similis Longoria 1974

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Hedbergella similis

Citation: Hedbergella similis Longoria 1974
Rank: Species
Type locality: from a section in La Boca Canyon, along the dirt road to Congregacion La Boca, in the Sierra de la Silla, south-southeast of Monterrey, Mexico
Type age (chronostrat): Aptian
Type specimens: 185017
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-185018 USNM-185017

Current identification/main database link: Hedbergella similis Longoria 1974

Original Description
"Medium sized, test as with genus; formed by 2-3 whorls; peripheral margin elongate, strongly lobate; 5-6 chambers in the last whorl, increasing in size as added; chambers ovate to elongate on both spiral and umbilical sides, ovoid in peripheral view; sutures radial, slightly curved, depressed on both umbilical and spiral sides; umbilicus wide, shallow; relict apertures often observed on spiral side."


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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