Tenuitella

NB TAXA WHICH ORIGINATE IN THE OLIGOCENE ARE NOT INCLUDED YET
Classification: pf_neogene -> Candeinidae -> Tenuitella
Sister taxa: Candeina, Globigerinatella, Globigerinita, Mutabella, Tenuitella,
Daughter taxa (blue => in age window 0-300Ma)

Five or more chambers, curved sutures
Four chambers

Five chambers, radialy elongate chamers
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species

Taxonomy

Citation: Tenuitella Fleisher 1974
Rank: genus
Type species: Globorotalia munda

Catalog entries: Tenuitella;

Type images:

Short diagnosis: Umbilical-extraumbilical aperture:

NB The short diagnoses are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus. They have initially been copied from the diagnostic characters/distinguishing features sections of the Eocene and Paleocene Atlases, they will be edited as the site is developed.

Description

Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Rupelian Stage (28.09-33.89Ma, base in Rupelian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

Primary source for this page: Kennett & Srinivisan 1983, p.161

References:

Fleisher, R.L., (1974). Cenozoic planktonic foraminifera and biostratigraphy, Arabian Sea, Deep Sea Drilling Project, Leg 23A. Initial Reports of the Deep Sea Drilling Project, 23: 1001-1072.


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Tenuitella compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-11-2017

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