CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Praeglobotruncana rohri Bolli 1959

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> P -> Praeglobotruncana -> Praeglobotruncana rohri
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 rohri

Citation: Praeglobotruncana rohri Bolli 1959
Rank: Species
Type locality: Maridale Formation, a boulder from a trench on the east side of "Station Road" in Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad, T.W.I.
Type age (chronostrat): Albian
Type specimens: 626326
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-626326 USNM-626327 USNM-626325

Current identification/main database link: Paraticinella rohri Bolli 1959

Original Description
Shape of test low trochospiral, equatorial periphery slightly lobate, axial periphery rounded. Wall calcareous, finely compressed on the anterior and posterior ends; twenty to twenty-five chambers, arranged in three whorls; the seven to nine chambers of the last whorl increase moderately in size. Sutures radial, depressed on spiral and umbilical side. Umbilicus fairly narrow, deep. Aperture a long, medium to low arch with a rim above, interiomarginal, umbilical-extraumbilical. Coiling, ratio of dextral to sinistral coiling approximately 2:1.


Ando, A., Huber, B. T. & Premoli Silva, I. (2013). Paraticinella rohri (Bolli, 1959) as the valid name for the latest Aptian zonal marker species of planktonic foraminifera traditionally called bejaouaensis or eubejaouaensis. Cretaceous Research. 45: 275-287. gs

Bolli, H. M. (1959c). Planktonic foraminifera from the Cretaceous of Trinidad, B. W. I. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 39(179): 253-277. gs


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