This page provides data from the catalog of type descriptions. The catalog is sorted alphabetically. Use the current identification link to go back to the main database.

Higher levels: pf_cat -> R -> Rosalina
Other pages this level: Racemiguembelina, Rectoguembelina, Riveroinella, Rosalina, Rosalinella, Rotalia, Rotalina, Rotalipora, Rotundina, Rugoglobigerina, Rugoglobigerina (Archaeoglobigerina), Rugoglobigerina (Plummerella), Rugoglobigerina (Rugoglobigerina), Rugotruncana,

Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma)
= Dicarinella canaliculata
= Globotruncana linneiana
= Marginotruncana marginata
= Globotruncanita stuarti


Citation: Rosalina d'Orbigny 1826
Rank: Genus
Type species: Rosalina globularis d'Orbigny, 1826; designated by Galloway & Wissler 1927

Current identification/main database link:

Original Description
Spire surbaissée. Test fixé par la partie non spirale, trochoïde et régulier; ouverture en fente, située à la région ombilicale, et continue d'un loge à l'autre, point de disque ombilical.

Editors' Notes
This genus is still in use, but for extant and Neogene benthic foraminifera.


d'Orbigny, A. (1826). Tableau methodique de la Classe de Cephalopodes. Annals des Sciences Naturelles, Paris. 7: 245-314. gs :: ::

Galloway, J. J. & Wissler, S. G. (1927). Pleistocene foraminifera from the Lomita Quarry, Palos Verdes Hills, California. Journal of Paleontology. 1(1): 35-87. gs :: ::


Rosalina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 9-7-2020

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