CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Praetenuitella praegemma Li 1987

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Praetenuitella praegemma

Citation: Praetenuitella praegemma Li 1987
Rank: Species
Type locality: Near Old Cocoa Post Office, near Melvin, Choctaw County, Alabama; sample GS/424
Type age: Late Eocene (P16-P17)

Linked specimens: London, UK; NHM (PM P 52002)

Current identification/main database link: Tenuitella praegemma Li 1987

Original Description
Spiral side of test flattened to slightly convex; chambers ovoid, 4-5 in final whorl, subcrescentic on spiral side; early chambers finely macroperforate, later chambers microperforate; aperture a low slit-like arch, extraumbilical-anterointraumbilical.

Etymology: - "prae-,"" ""before; before the species gemma."""


Huber, B. T., Olsson, R. K. & Pearson, P. N. (2006). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene microperforate planktonic foraminifera (Jenkinsina, Cassigerinelloita, Chiloguembelina, Streptochilus, Zeauvigerina, Tenuitella, and Cassigerinella) and Problematica (Dipsidripella). In, Pearson, P. N. , Olsson, R. K. , Hemleben, C. , Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 41(Chap 16): 461-508. gs V O

Li, Q. (1987). Origin, phylogenetic development and systematic taxonomy of the Tenuitella plexus (Globigerinitidae, Globigerininina). Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 17: 298-320. gs


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