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Planomalinidae


Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Planomalinidae
Sister taxa: Guembelitriidae, Heterohelicidae, Planomalinidae, Globigerinelloididae, Schackoinidae, Conoglobigerinidae, Chilostomellidae, Favusellidae, Praehedbergellidae, Hedbergellidae, Rugoglobigerinidae, Rotaliporidae, Globotruncanidae, hidden,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma) Granddaughter taxa
Test planispiral, partly evolute, biumbilicate, about eight to ten chambers in the final whorl, sutures broadly curved, thickened, elevated and nodose, peripheral outline lobulate, peripheral angle carinate; wall calcareous, finely perforate, radial in structure, ornamented by the thickened and nodose sutures and peripheral keel; aperture a basal equatorial arch with bordering lip, the opening extending to either side, where part of previous apertures and the bordering lip may remain exposed as relict apertures as the new chambers are added.



Taxonomy

Citation: Planomalinidae Bolli, Loeblich & Tappan 1957
Rank: Family

Type images:

Original description: :

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Planomalinidae [not in catalog yet]

Short diagnosis: Test planispiral, biumbilicate, periphery carinate, sutures strongly arched; aperture a low equatorial opening.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Aptian Stage (112.95-126.30Ma, base in Aptian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

Dec 2017 - Plotting of Neptune data has been re-enabled on the Mesozoic pages following revision of the age-models in Neptune. The data is, however, still very sparse for the Early Cretaceous

References:

Bolli, H.M.; Loeblich, A.R., Jr. & Tappan, H., (1957). Planktonic foraminiferal families Hantkeninidae, Orbulinidae, Globorotaliidae and Globotruncanidae. In: Loeblich, A.R., Jr. et al. (Editors), Studies in Foraminifera, U.S. National Museum Bulletin 215U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, pp. 3-50.

Loeblich, A.R., Jr. & Tappan, H., (1988). Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification (Volume I-II). Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York, 1059 pp.


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