CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sphaerogerinidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

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 -> S -> Sphaerogerinidae
Other pages this level: Schackoina, Schackoinella, Shastrina, Siderolina, Sigalia, Sigalitruncana, Sphaerogerinidae, Sphaeroidina, Sphaeroidinella, Sphaeroidinellopsis, Spiroplecta, Steineckia, Streptochilus, Subbotina,


Citation: Sphaerogerinidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012
Rank: Family
Type species: Sphaerogerina Korchagin et al., 2003
Type level: Late Triassic

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Original Description
This family consists of those genera of the Favuselloidea that do not possess a favose surface structure and have a compact test and a very narrow aperture. The aperture is intraumbilical, basal, low- to high-arcuate, and sometimes rimmed by a narrow lip.


BouDagher-Fadel, M.K., (2012). Biostratigraphic and Geological Significance of Planktonic Foraminifera (1st Edition). Elsevier., 319 pp.


Sphaerogerinidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 20-1-2018

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