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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina spinuloinflata Bandy 1949

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Globigerina spinuloinflata

Citation: Globigerina spinuloinflata Bandy 1949
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: Plate 23, figs, 1a-c; Holotype No. 4908; desc. p. 152.
Type sample (& lithostrat): Tallahatta fm
Type age (chronostrat): middle Eocene
Type locality: Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama, locality 7
Type repository: Indiana University, Paleontologic Laboratory

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

Original Description

Test helicoid, dorsal side flattened or slightly convex, ventral side very deep as a result of the rapid increase in height of the chambers; periphery moderately lobulate; edge rather abruptly rounded, with shoulder; whorls 2½ to 3, the last with about 4½ chambers; sutures depressed, on the dorsal side curved and oblique, ventrally nearly radial; wall coarsely perforate, consuspicously spinose, rather reduced on the last chamber; aperture a moderately low arch opening into the umbilicus, with an upper lip. Rare

Length, 0.42 mm.; breadth, 0.34 mm.; thickness, 0.29 mm.

Extra details from original publication
G. topilensis Cushman (1925, Contr. Cushman Lab Foram. Res., vol. 1, pt. 1) is very much more lobulate in the adult form than this rather regular species.


Bandy, O. L. (1949). Eocene and Oligocene foraminifera from Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 32(131): 1-210. gs

Cushman, J. A. (1925d). New foraminifera from the Upper Eocene of Mexico. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 1(1): 4-9. gs


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