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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina planispira Tappan 1940

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Globigerina planispira

Citation: Globigerina planispira Tappan 1940
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 25113
Type age (chronostrat): Albian
Type locality: Grayson Bluff, a high, southwest-facing bluff on Denton Creek, 3.5 miles northeast of Roanoke, 2 mi by road east of the Fort Worth-Denton highway, Denton County, TX
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-25113 USNM-370083 USNM-44726

Current identification/main database link: Muricohedbergella planispira (Tappan, 1940)

Original Description

Test tiny, in a low trochospiral spire of 2 volutions; chambers 6-7 in a whorl, increasing rapidly in size, bulbous; sutures distinct and constricted; wall calcareous, surface smooth; aperture opening into a deep umbilical excavation.


Falzoni, F., Petrizzo, M. R., Jenkyns, H. C., Gale, A. S. & Tsikos, H. (2016). Planktonic foraminiferal biostratigraphy and assemblage composition across the Cenomanian–Turonian boundary interval at Clot Chevalier (Vocontian Basin, SE France). Cretaceous Research. 59: 69-97. gs

Tappan, H. (1940). Foraminifera from the Grayson formation of Northern Texas. Journal of Paleontology. 14(2): 93-126. gs


Globigerina planispira compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 18-5-2024

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