Catalog - Globigerina soldadoensis angulosa Catalog - Globigerina soldadoensis angulosa

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina soldadoensis angulosa Bolli 1957

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Globigerina soldadoensis angulosa

Citation: Globigerina soldadoensis angulosa Bolli 1957
taxonomic rank: sub-species
Type specimens: P5037
Type sample (& lithostrat): upper part of Lizard Springs Fm.
Type age (chronostrat): Lower Eocene
Type locality: Holotype from Ravine Ampelu, about 1.25 miles southeast of the road junction of the Rio Claro-Guayaguayare road and the Trinidad Central Oilfields road leading to the abandoned Lizard Springs oilfield, in southeastern Trinidad, T.W.I (coordinates N:186505 links; E:556755 links), sample Rz. 293 (TLL 50512).
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-5037

Current identification/main database link: Acarinina angulosa (Bolli 1957)

Original Description

Shape of test low trochospiral, spiral side slightly convex to flat, umbilical side strongly inflated; equatorial periphery distinctly lobate; axial periphery subangular. Wall calcareous, perforate, distinctly spinose. Chambers subangular, inflated, about twelve, arranged in two and one-half whorls, the five chambers of the last whorl increasing fairly rapidly in size. Sutures on spiral side oblique, depressed; on umbilical side radial, depressed. Umbilicus medium-sized, open. Apertures low arches, interiomarginal-umbilical. The coiling random.

Largest diameter of holotype 0.57 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks - Globigerina soldadoensis Bronnimann subsp. Angulosa differs from Globigerina soldadoensis Bronnimann in the more angular shape of the chambers. It also has a more restricted stratigraphic range.


Berggren, W. A., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Wade, B. S. (2006b). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Acarinina. In, Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication . 41(Chap 9): 257-326. gs O

Bolli, H. M. (1957d). The genera Globigerina and Globorotalia in the Paleocene-Lower Eocene Lizard Springs Formation of Trinidad. 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: 61-82. gs


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