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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina alabamensis var. primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929

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Other pages this level: H. (Schackoina) senoniensis, H. alabamensis, H. alabamensis compressa, H. alabamensis primitiva, H. australis, H. brevispina, H. danvillensis, H. dumblei, H. gohrbandti, H. inflata, H. lazzarii, H. lehneri, H. liebusi, H. longispina, H. mccordi, H. mexicana, H. mexicana aragonensis, H. multispinata, H. nanggulanensis, H. nuttalli, H. singanoae, H. trituberculata

Hantkenina alabamensis primitiva

Citation: Hantkenina alabamensis var. primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929
taxonomic rank: Variety
Type specimens: Plate 3, figures 2, 3; Holotype of variety (Cushman ColI. No. 10067)
Type sample (& lithostrat): Mt. Moriah beds,
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type locality: Vistabella Quarry, Trinidad.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-10067 USNM-10066 USNM-10066

Current identification/main database link: Hantkenina primitiva Cushman & Jarvis 1929

Original Description

Variety differing from the typical in the later taking on of the spinose, inflated chambers, the early chambers of the final coil usually without spines, globular and roughened.

Extra details from original publication
In South America this form occurs also in beds of probably equivalent age. Some of the specimens show but a few of the later typical Hantkenina chambers.


Coxall, H. K. & Pearson, P. N. (2006). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of the Hantkeninidae (Clavigerinella, Hantkenina and Cribrohantkenina). 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 8): 213-256. gs O

Cushman, J. A. & Jarvis, P. W. (1929). New foraminifera from Trinidad. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 5: 6-17. gs


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