CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sphaeroidinella Cushman 1927

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

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

= Sphaeroidinella dehiscens

= Sphaeroidinellopsis disjuncta
not figured

= Sphaeroidinella dehiscens

= Sphaeroidinellopsis kochi
= Sphaeroidinellopsis kochi
= Subbotina senni


Citation: Sphaeroidinella Cushman 1927
Rank: Genus
Type species: Sphaeroidina bulloides var. dehiscens Parker & Jones 1865
Description on pages: 90

Current identification/main database link: Sphaeroidinella Cushman 1927

See also: Sphaeroidina bulloides dehiscens - type species;

Original Description
Test in the early stages, trochoid and like Globigerina, with coarse cancellated surface and probably with spines; in the adult with the chambers embracing, two or three forming the exterior, the chambers slightly separated, the edges with somewhat crenulated carinae, without spines.

Extra details from original publication
Pliocene to Recent.


Cushman, J. A. (1927a). An outline of a re-classification of the Foraminifera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 3: 1-105. gs


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