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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina parva Bolli 1957

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Globigerina parva

Citation: Globigerina parva Bolli 1957
taxonomic rank: species
Type specimens: Holotype (USNM P5606) from the Globigerina ampliapertura zone, Cipero type section, Trinidad, sample Bo 314A (TTOC 215658).
Type age (chronostrat): Oligocene
Type locality: Stratigraphic range (in the Cipero formation): Globigerina ampliapertura zone.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-5606

Current identification/main database link: Globigerinita glutinata (Egger, 1893)

Original Description

Shape of test small, medium to high trochospiral; equatorial periphery distinctly lobate. Wall calcareous, perforate, surface smooth to very finely pitted. Chambers spherical; 10-12, arranged in about 21/2 whorls;the 4 or occasionally 5 chambers of the last whorl increase moderately in size. Sutures on spiral side radial, depressed; on umbilical side radial, depressed.
Umbilicus small. Aperture a medium to low arch; interiomarginal, umbilical. Coiling random.

Largest diameter of holotype 0.25 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks: Globigerina parva, new species, is separated from the G. ciperoensis subspecies ia being more trochospiral and in having usually 4 instead of 5 chambers in the last whorl. The new species occurs also in the upper Eocene.


Bolli, H. M. (1957b). Planktonic foraminifera from the Oligocene-Miocene Cipero and Lengua formations of Trinidad, B.W.I. In, Loeblich, A. R. , Jr., Tappan, H., Beckmann, J. P., Bolli, H. M., Montanaro Gallitelli & E. Troelsen, J. C. (eds) Studies in Foraminifera. U.S. National Museum Bulletin . 215: 97-123. gs

Pearson, P. N., Wade, B. S. & Huber, B. T. (2018c). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene Globigerinitidae (Dipsidripella, Globigerinita, and Tenuitella). In, Wade, B. S., Olsson, R. K., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication . 46(Chap 16): 429-458. gs O


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