CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sigalia deflaensis rugocostata Nederbragt 1991

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Sigalia deflaensis rugocostata

Citation: Sigalia deflaensis rugocostata Nederbragt 1991
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: Oued A. Kouka, SW of El Kef, Tunisia
Type age: Santonian
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: Not given

Linked specimens: USNM-463436

Current identification/main database link: Sigalia rugocostata Nederbragt, 1991

Original Description
Early chambers biserial, gradually to rapidly increasing in size when added, followed by up to 6 sets of multiserial chambers. Individual chambers and chamberlets subglobular, wider than high or deep; sutures of earlier chambers raised above the surface of the test. Chamber surface as well as sutures covered by thin to thick costae; ornamentation and raised sutures more strongly developed on the early part of the test. Apertures a simple arc, bordered by small flanges.


Nederbragt, A. J. (1991). Late Cretaceous biostratigraphy and development of Heterohelicidae (planktic foraminifera). Micropaleontology. 37: 329-372. gs :: ::


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