CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Praeglobotruncana hilalensis Barr 1972

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> P -> Praeglobotruncana -> Praeglobotruncana hilalensis
Other pages this level: P. algeriana, P. barbui, P. biconvexa gigantea, P. bronnimanni, P. clotensis, P. coarctata, P. compressa, P. crassa, P. gigantea, P. hagni, P. hansbollii, P. hessi compressiformis, P. hessi hessi, P. hilalensis, P. inermis, P. klausi, P. lehmanni, P. loeblichae, P. mattsoni, P. modesta, P. oraviensis, P. oraviensis trigona, P. pauliani, P. prahovae, P. primitiva, P. pseudoalgeriana, P. rohri, P. shirakinensis, P. stephani gibba

Praeglobotruncana hilalensis

Citation: Praeglobotruncana hilalensis Barr 1972
Rank: Species
Type locality: 10 below the unconformable contact of the Hilal Shale with an Eocene limestone, about 50 yards downstream (north) from the base of the northern waterfall in Wadi al Qalah, about .5 mi. south of the village of Ras al Hilal, Marsa al Hilal area, northern Cy
Type age (chronostrat): Coniacian
Type specimens: 167852
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-167852 USNM-186373

Current identification/main database link: Praeglobotruncana hilalensis Barr 1972

Original Description
"Test plano-convex, low to moderatly high trochospiral, evolute, umbilicate, consisting of 3-3.5 whorls; equatorial periphery generally circular, weakly lobulate with a weak to well-beaded peripheral keel. Chambers petaloid, inflated, 5-6 in final whorl, uniformly and rapidly increasing in size. Dorsal sutures slightly raised, weakly beaded, curved; ventral sutures depressed, radial. Umbilicus moderately broad. Aperture interiomarginal, extraumbilical-umbilical, bordered by an apertural lip. Wall calcareous perforate. Surface finely rugose to hispid. Coiling predominantly dextral. Average max. diameter 0.60 mm."


Barr, F. T. (1972a). Cretaceous biostratigraphy and planktonic foraminifera of Libya. Micropaleontology. 18(1): 1-46. gs

Huber, B. T., Petrizzo, M. R., Watkins, D. K., Haynes, S. J. & MacLeod, K. G. (2017a). Correlation of Turonian continental margin and deep-sea sequences in the subtropical Indian Ocean sediments by integrated planktonic foraminiferal and calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy. Newsletters on Stratigraphy. 50: 141-185. gs


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