Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Rotaliporidae -> Ticinella
Sister taxa: Anaticinella, Biticinella, Pseudothalmanninella, Rotalipora, Thalmanninella, Ticinella,
Daughter taxa: (blue => in age window 0-800Ma) Granddaughter taxa

Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Ticinella Reichel, 1950
Rank: Genus
Basionym: Anomalina roberti
Type species: Anomalina roberti Gandolfi, 1942

Original description: Enroulement trochospiral, test rugueux, loges globuleuses, celles du deuxième tour un peu aplaties dorsoventralement et munies de pustules marquant un début de carène marginale. Ombilic large, obturé par des expansions lamelleuses percées à leur bord postérieur d'ouvertures accessoires intraombilicales. Ouverture principale de type intériomarginal-ombilical, occupant toute la base du septum.

Entries in the Catalog of original descriptions: Ticinella

Distinguishing features: Test trochospiral, biconvex to planoconvex, umbilicate, chambers globular to ovate, sutures curved on the spiral side, radial on the umbilical side, depressed, periphery rounded and without a keel or poreless margin, peripheral outline lobulate; wall calcareous, optically radial, surface smooth, finely perforate, secondary lamellae emphasizing the surface rugosity and obscuring some pores but enlarging others.

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, top in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): within Albian Stage (100.50-112.95Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

Dec 2017 - Plotting of Neptune data has been re-enabled on the Mesozoic pages following revision of the age-models in Neptune. The data is, however, still very sparse for the Early Cretaceous


Loeblich, A. R. & Tappan, H. (1988). Foraminiferal Genera and Their Classification (Volume I-II). Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York. 1-1059. gs


Ticinella compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 1-10-2020

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