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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina oxfordiana Grigelis 1958

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Globigerina oxfordiana

Citation: Globigerina oxfordiana Grigelis 1958
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: No. 145
Type age (chronostrat): Lower Oxfordian
Type locality: Village of Jotiya, Shakyai region, Lithuania
Type repository: Vilnius State University - Collections of the Department of Geology

Current identification/main database link: Globuligerina oxfordiana subsp. oxfordiana Grigelis 1958

Original Description

Test trochoid, small, oval in outline, with a lobate contour. On the dorsal side two whorls of the spire are visible, with four chambers in each that adjoin but do not overlap one another. First, early whorl on the dorsal side rises somewhat above the second, later one. Chambers increase gradually in size as added. Sutures linear, straight, deep. On the ventral side the chambers of the last whorl are visible. In the center here is a small umbilicus. Aperture a semilunate opening at the umbilical margin of the last chamber, furnished with a small lip. Wall perforate, rough, calcareous.


Grigelis, A. A. (1958). Globigerina oxfordiana sp. n. – an occurrence of Globigerina in the Upper Jurassic deposits of Lithuania. Nauchnyye Doklady Vysshey Shkoly, Geologo-Geograficheskei Nauki. 1958(3): 109-111. gs


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