CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Nonion danvillensis Howe & Wallace 1932

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Nonion danvillensis

Citation: Nonion danvillensis Howe & Wallace 1932
Rank: Species
Type locality: Danville Landing on the Ouachita River, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana, U. S. A. 
Holotype Repository: Baton Rouge; Louisiana State University Museum Collection, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Type & figured specimens: Cat. No. 655.

Linked specimens: USNM-18931

Current identification/main database link: Pseudohastigerina micra (Cole 1927)

Original Description
Test much compressed, planispiral, sides almost parallel, slightly involute, slightly elongate; periphery rounded, distinctly lobate; chambers fairly numerous, about seven in the last-formed whorl, inflated; sutures distinct, radial, slightly curved, depressed; wall calcareous, thin, finely perforate; aperture a curved slit at the base of the last-formed chamber, bordered by a faint lip. 

Size: Diameter 0.27 mm.; thickness 0.1 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Upper Eocene. Jackson, Upper Horizon (Bed 2), light yellow clay


Howe, H. V. & Wallace, W. E. (1932). Foraminifera of the Jackson Eocene at Danville Landing on the Ouachita, Catahoula Parish, Louisiana. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Louisiana. 2: 1-118. gs


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