Catalog - Globorotaliidae Catalog - Globorotaliidae

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globorotaliidae Cushman 1927

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Citation: Globorotaliidae Cushman 1927
taxonomic rank: Family
Type species: Globorotalia Cushman 1927
Described on page(s) : 91

Current identification/main database link: Globorotaliidae Blow 1979

See also: Globorotalia - type genus;

Original Description

Test in the early stages trochoid, the chambers with rough cancellated exterior and often spinose, in the adult, resuming the ancestral rotalid form, but often retaining the rough spinose surface, aperture typically opening into the umbilical area, the older species often retaining the projecting covering above the umbilical area and traces of it appear in the living forms; largely pelagic.

Editors' Notes
Has also been used a s a sub-family: Globorotaliinae Cushman 1927


Cushman, J. A. (1927a). An outline of a re-classification of the Foraminifera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 3: 1-105. gs O


Globorotaliidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 16-7-2024

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