CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Microhedbergella miniglobularis Huber & Leckie 2011

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Other pages this level: M. miniglobularis, M. praeplanispira, M. pseudodelrioensis, M. pseudoplanispira, M. renilaevis

Microhedbergella miniglobularis

Citation: Microhedbergella miniglobularis Huber & Leckie 2011
Rank: Species
Type locality: DSDP Site 511 (southern South Atlantic)
Type specimens: 540921
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-540922 USNM-540921 USNM-540923

Current identification/main database link: Microhedbergella miniglobularis Huber & Leckie 2011

Original Description
Test wall microperforate, pore diameter ranging 0.4 to 0.8 microns, surface smooth or with very fine pustules. Test very small, coiled in a low to rarely moderate trochospire, equatorial periphery moderately to strongly lobate, unequally biconvex, test thickness:diameter ratio averaging 0.61; chambers inflated, dextrally or sinistrally coiled in 1.5 to 2 whorls of 6 to 8 chambers that increase rapidly in size with 3 to 4 chambers in the final whorl, ultimate:penultimate ratio averaging 1.1, final chamber slightly reniform; sutures depressed, radial, straight; umbilicus shallow, narrow; aperture an extra-umbilical low arch that extends from near the peripheral margin nearly to the umbilicus, bordered by a narrow lip.


Huber, B. T. & Leckie, R. M. (2011). Planktic foraminiferal species turnover across deep-sea Aptian/Albian boundary sections. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 41: 53-95. gs


Microhedbergella miniglobularis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-10-2020

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