CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Loeblichella convexa Longoria 1974

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Loeblichella convexa

Citation: Loeblichella convexa Longoria 1974
Rank: Species
Type locality: La Drome Section, SE France
Type age: Aptian
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: 185018

Linked specimens: USNM-185019 USNM-185032

Current identification/main database link: Loeblichella convexa Longoria 1974

Original Description
Test as with genus; small, planoconvex, spiral side flattened except for convex projections of individual chambers, umbilical side convex; formed by about three whorls; peripheral outline circular, lobate; five to six chambers in the last whorl, increasing gradually in size as added; chambers subtrapezoidal on spiral side; subtriangular on umbilical side; spherical to planoconvex in peripheral view; sutures straight, depressed on both spiral and umbilical sides; primary aperture extraumbilical-spiroumbilical, 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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