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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina falconensis Blow 1959

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Globigerina falconensis

Citation: Globigerina falconensis Blow 1959
taxonomic rank: species
Type specimens: 625697; paratype, 625698
Type sample (& lithostrat): sample, No. RM 19285, auger line near Pozon, eastern Falcon; Plate 9, figures 40a-c
Type locality: near Pozon, eastern Falcon, Venezuela
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-625697 USNM-625698 USNM-625698

Current identification/main database link: Globigerina falconensis Blow, 1959

Original Description

Test low trochospiral with 10-12 chambers arranged in about 1½ whorls and with 4 chambers m the last whorl; chambers subspherical, slightly embracing, especially the last, increasing regularly and rather slowly in size as added; equatorial periphery lobate; axial periphery rounded; sutures of the spiral and umbilical sides radial, depressed but not much incised; umbilicus small but deep, sometimes almost closed by the strongly developed lip of the last chamber; aperture an elongate low arch or sometimes rather slitlike with a well-developed lip, interiomarginal, umbilical; wall calcareous, rather coarsely perforate.

Maximum diameter or holotype, 0.34 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: This species is distinguished from Globigerina foliata Bolli in having slightly embracing chambers and an elongate aperture with a well-developed apertural lip.

Occurrence: Ranges from the Globigerinatella insueta/Globigerinoides bispherica Subzone to the Globigerina bulloides Zone, Tocuyo and Pozon formations.


Blow, W. H. (1959). Age, correlation, and biostratigraphy of the upper Tocuyo (San Lorenzo) and Pozon Formations, eastern Falcon, Venezuela. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 39(178): 67-251. gs


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