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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina inflata Howe 1928

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hantkenina -> Hantkenina inflata
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 inflata

Citation: Hantkenina inflata Howe 1928
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: LSU H. 16
Type sample (& lithostrat): basal limestones, overlying the typical Red Bluff Clay.
Type age (chronostrat): Lower Oligocene
Type locality: Old Fort St. Stephen Bluff, Alabama.
Type repository: Baton Rouge; Howe Collection, Louisiana State University

Current identification/main database link: Cribrohantkenina inflata (Howe 1928)

Original Description

Test planospiral, adult coil with 4 or 5 chambers, periphery somewhat lobulate, wall very finely punctate, smooth, granular near aperture, spines short, hollow, pointing anteriorly, chambers globular and so inflated that each chamber almost completely covers the spine of the preceding chamber, aperture comparatively small, tripartite, at the base of the apertural face. 

Diameter without spines 0.58 millimeter; with spines 0.75 millimeter. 

Extra details from original publication
This appears to be a development from Hantkenina brevispina.


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

Howe, H. V. (1928). An observation on the range of the genus Hantkenina. Journal of Paleontology. 2(1): 13-14. gs


Hantkenina inflata compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 17-7-2024

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