CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tenuitellidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Tenuitellidae
Other pages this level: Tectoglobigerina, Tenuitella, Tenuitellidae, Tenuitellinata, Texasina, Textilaria, Textularia, Thalmanninella, Ticinella, Tinophodella, Tinophodellini, Toddella, Trilobatus, Trinitella, Trochoguembelitria, Truncatulina, Truncorotalia, Truncorotaliini, Truncorotaloides, Truncorotaloididae, Truncorotaloidinoidea, Tubitextularia, Turbeogloborotalia, Turborotalia, Turborotalia (Acarinina), Turborotalia (Turborotalia), Turborotaliini, Turborotalita,

Tenuitellidae

Citation: Tenuitellidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012
Rank: Family
Type species: Tenuitella Fleisher, 1974

Current identification/main database link:


Original Description
The test is low trochospiral to planispiral. The wall is microperforate in the adult, with perforations irregularly scattered. The surface is unencrusted, but with scattered pustules over the wall surface or only in intercameral sutures, but has no spines. The aperture is interiomarginal, intra-extraumbilical, with a narrow lip (or lips) of uniform breadth. Few or no sutural pores are present. The umbilicus is open except when it is covered by a bulla. 

Extra details from original publication
Range: Eocene to Holocene.

References:

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


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Tenuitellidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-11-2017

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