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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hantkenina lehneri Cushman & Jarvis 1929

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

Citation: Hantkenina lehneri Cushman & Jarvis 1929
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: Plate 3, figure 8; Cushman ColI. No. 10071
Type sample (& lithostrat): Lowest Marl
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type locality: near source of Moruga River, Trinidad, collected by Dr. E. Lehner.
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-10071

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

Original Description

Test planispiral, usually consisting of 6 chambers in the last-formed coil, increasing in size as added, the outer end produced, peculiarly contracted, and either truncate or ending in a stout spine; chambers sometimes almost cylindrical; sutures distinct, depressed; wall smooth; aperture usually filled, and indistinct in all the species examined. 

Length up to 1 mm.

Extra details from original publication
This species most nearly resembles Hantkenina mexicana Cushman, but is much more irregular in shape and the chambers more nearly cylindrical.


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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