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Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
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= Tenuitella patefacta
= Tenuitella praegemma


Citation: Praetenuitella Li 1987
Rank: Genus
Type species: Praetenuitel!a praegemma Li 1987

Current identification/main database link: Tenuitella Fleisher, 1974, emended Li, 1987

Original Description
Test very low trochospiral; chambers globular to ovate, enlarging slowly as added, 4-6 in final whorl; sutures radial on both sides; umbilicus large and open; wall finely macroperforate in early test, later microperforate; surface sparsely pustulate; aperture anterointra- extraumbilical to wholly extraumbilical, with thin lip.

Etymology: "prae-,"" before; ""before the genus Tenuitella."" "

Extra details from original publication
Stratigraphic range. Late Eocene.


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


Praetenuitella compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-11-2019

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