CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ventilabrella manuelensis Martin 1972

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> V -> Ventilabrella -> Ventilabrella manuelensis
Other pages this level: V. alpina, V. austinana, V. bipartita, V. browni, V. carseyae, V. compressa, V. decoratissima, V. eggeri, V. eggeri glabrata, V. manuelensis, V. multicamerata, V. ornatissima, V. reniformis, V. riograndensis,

Ventilabrella manuelensis

Citation: Ventilabrella manuelensis Martin 1972
Rank: Species
Type locality: from near a bridge on the south side of Gonzales along the Tampico-Cuidad Mante Highway at kilometer port K59.06, Mexico.
Type age: Maastrichtian
Holotype Repository: Washington; USNM
Type & figured specimens: 170320

Linked specimens: USNM-170323 USNM-170322 USNM-170321 USNM-170320 USNM-560327

Current identification/main database link: Planoglobulina manuelensis (Martin, 1972)

Original Description
"Test flabelliform to subcircular, compressed. Six chambers in diminished biserial portion, after which test abruptly flares out, having 35 chambers in multiserial portion. Early chambers in multiserial portion globular, with heavy vermicular ornamentation; later chambers globular to subglobular; fine, closely spaced, longitudinal costae on final series of chambers; 2 chambers in later portion of test sometimes merging to form single, crescent shaped chamber. Sutures depressed, slightly obscured by verimicular ornamentation. Arched, basal aperture on front and back of all but outermost chambers in final row."


Martin, S. E. (1972). Reexamination of the Upper Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera genera Planoglobulina and Ventilabrella Cushman. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 2(2): 73-92. gs :: ::


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