CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Rotalipora pommerana Solakius and Salaj 1987

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> R -> Rotalipora -> Rotalipora pommerana
Other pages this level: R. appenninica gandolfii, R. appenninica marchigiana, R. appenninica primitiva, R. cushmani evoluta, R. globotruncanoides, R. klausi, R. pommerana, R. praebalernaensis, R. praebalernaensis forma evoluta, R. praemontsalvensis, R. tehamaensis, R. turonica, R. turonica thomei,

Rotalipora pommerana

Citation: Rotalipora pommerana Solakius and Salaj 1987
Rank: Species

Current identification/main database link: Rotalipora cushmani (Morrow, 1934)

Original Description
Test medium-sized to large, trochospiral, dextral and sinistral coiled into 3 whorls. Spiral side strongly convex, umbilical side slightly convex. Exatorial [sic; equatorial] periphery circular, lobate and furnished with a strongly beaded single keel. Initial chambers small and globular, are followed by large globular ones. The last whorl is composed by 7 crescentic chambers except for the ultimate which are hemicircular. On the umbilical side the chambers are furnished with prominent rugosities. The sutures on the spiral side are raised and curved, on the umbilical side they are slightly curved and depressed. Umbilicus small and shallow covered by the lingula. Supplementary apertures on each sutural depression umbilically. Primary aperture extraumbilical-umbilical. Surface pustulose on the spiral side, with raised rugosities on the umbilical side.


Solakius, N. & Salaj, J. (1987). Remarks on the morphology and phylogenetic development of Rotalipora turonica Brotzen, 1942, and Thalmanninella cushmani (Morrow), 1934. Geologický zborník : geologica Carpathica. 38(3): 295-304. gs :: ::


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