pforams@mikrotax - Ticinella pforams@mikrotax - Ticinella


Classification: pf_mesozoic -> Rotaliporidae -> Ticinella
Sister taxa: Anaticinella, Biticinella, Pseudothalmanninella, Rotalipora, Thalmanninella, Ticinella
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)Granddaughter taxa
Ticinella madecassiana

Ticinella moulladei

Ticinella praeticinensis

Ticinella primula

Ticinella raynaudi

Ticinella raynaudi aperta
Ticinella raynaudi digitalis

Ticinella roberti

Ticinella sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Ticinella Reichel, 1950
taxonomic rank: Genus
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:
Parent taxon (Rotaliporidae): Test trochospirally enrolled, primary aperture umbilical-extraumbilical in position and with bordering lip, secondary sutural apertures on umbilical side open into posterior edge of chambers.
This taxon: 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): at top of P. appenninica zone (100% up, 100.5Ma, in Albian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of the species in this database
First occurrence (base): within T. madecassiana zone (111.84-112.40Ma, base in Albian stage). Data source: Total of ranges of species in this database

Plot of range and occurrence data:


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: 25-7-2024

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