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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina triangularis White 1928

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Globigerina triangularis

Citation: Globigerina triangularis White 1928
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 19881
Type age (chronostrat): Paleocene, Velasco Fm.
Type locality: Locality 11, Tampico Bay, Mexico
Type repository: New York; AMNH - Columbia University Collection now at the American Museum of Natural History

Current identification/main database link: Subbotina triangularis (White 1928)

Original Description

Test triangular, composed of about two coils arranged in a low trochoid spire; chambers inflated, somewhat appressed, three sub-equal chambers comprising the last whorl; sutures deep; aperture must be in the small umbilicus.

Diameter of type specimen, 0.4 mm.; thickness, 0.2 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Occurrence: This species is an exceptionally fine guide fossil occurring as a common form through a very restricted range in the base of the Velasco.


White, M. P. (1928). Some Index Foraminifera of the Tampico Embayment Area of Mexico. Journal of Paleontology. 2(3): 177-215. gs


Globigerina triangularis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 15-4-2024

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