Tenuitella fleisheri


Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Globigerinitidae -> Tenuitella -> Tenuitella fleisheri
Sister taxa: T. iota, T. fleisheri, T. parkerae, T. clemenciae, T. angustiumbilicata, T. munda, T. gemma, T. praegemma, T. patefacta, T. insolita, T. sp.,

Taxonomy

Citation: Tenuitella fleisheri Li, 1987
Rank: species
Basionym: Tenuitella fleisheri
Synonyms:

Catalog entries: Tenuitella fleisheri, Toddella grata compressa

Type images:

Distinguishing features: Five or more chambers, curved sutures

NB These concise distinguishing features statements are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus.
They are being edited as the site is developed and comments on them are especially welcome.

Description


Test morphology:

Coiling direction (in extant population): mixed


Size: <150µm

Character matrix

test outline:Lobatechamber arrangement:Trochospiraledge view:Equally biconvexaperture:Extraumbilical-peripheral
sp chamber shape:Globularcoiling axis:Lowperiphery:N/Aaperture border:Thin lip
umb chbr shape:Globularumbilicus:Narrowperiph margin shape:Broadly roundedaccessory apertures:None
spiral sutures:Moderately depressedumb depth:Shallowwall texture:Finely pustuloseshell porosity:Microperforate: <1µm
umbilical or test sutures:Strongly depressedfinal-whorl chambers:4.5-5.5 N.B. These characters are used for advanced search. N/A - not applicable

Biogeography and Palaeobiology


Geographic distribution:

In modern oceans a common, cold water, species [SCOR WG138, Brummer & Kucera 2014]

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: present in the plankton (SCOR WG138)
First occurrence (base): within No known fossil record modern (0.00-0.00Ma, base in stage). Data source:

Plot of occurrence data:

References:

Brummer, G. J. A. & Kucera, M. (2014). SCOR/ICBP 138 taxonomy and key to species of modern planktonic foraminfera v2.1. Chart distributed at TMS FNG meeting Texel, The Netherlands, June 2014. 1-. gs

Fordham, B. G. (1986). Miocene-Pleistocene planktic foraminifers from D.S.D.P. Sites 208 and 77, and phylogeny and classification of Cenozoic species. Queensland, Australia. 1-224. gs

Li, Q. (1987). Origin, phylogenetic development and systematic taxonomy of the Tenuitella plexus (Globigerinitidae, Globigerininina). Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 17: 298-320. gs

Schiebel, R. & Hemleben, C. (2017). Planktic Foraminifers in the Modern Ocean. Springer-Verlag, . 1-358. gs


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