Catalog - Hastigerinella alexanderi Catalog - Hastigerinella alexanderi

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hastigerinella alexanderi Cushman 1931

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hastigerinella -> Hastigerinella alexanderi
Other pages this level: H. alexanderi, H. bermudezi, H. bizonae, H. caucasica, H. colombiana, H. eocanica, H. eocanica aragonensis, H. frailensis, H. jarvisi, H. moremani, H. rhumbleri, H. riedeli, H. simplex, H. simplicissima, H. subcretacea, H. watersi

Hastigerinella alexanderi

Citation: Hastigerinella alexanderi Cushman 1931
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 15750
Type age (chronostrat): Santonian
Type locality: Eastern slope of a deep road cut between two railroad underpasses near the northern edge of the town of Howe, Grayson County, TX
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-15754 USNM-15751 USNM-15754 USNM-15750

Current identification/main database link: Hastigerinoides alexanderi (Cushman, 1931)

Original Description

"Test nearly planispiral, the early chambers largely concealed from both sides; chambers greatly expanded in the adult coil, consisting typically of 6 chambers, but occasionally only 5, the earliest ones subglobular, but quickly expanding and greatly elongating, tapering rathe uniformly to a pointed outer end; suturs distinct, slightly depressed; wall nearly smooth, or finely hispid; aperture nearly at the peripheral margin at the base of the chambers, with a very slight lip."


Bolli, H. M., Loeblich, A. R. & Tappan, H. (1957). Planktonic foraminiferal families Hantkeninidae, Orbulinidae, Globorotaliidae and Globotruncanidae. In, Loeblich, A. R. , Jr., Tappan, H., Beckmann, J. P., Bolli, H. M., Montanaro Gallitelli, E. & Troelsen, J. C. (eds) Studies in Foraminifera. U.S. National Museum Bulletin . 215: 3-50. gs

Cushman, J. A. (1931a). Hastigerinella and other interesting foraminifera from the Upper Cretaceous of Texas. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 7(4): 17-19. gs

Cushman, J. A. (1946). A rich foraminiferal fauna from the Cocoa sand of Alabama. Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 16: 40-. gs

Georgescu, M. D. & Huber, B. T. (2008). Taxonomic re-evaluation and phylogeny of the stellate planktonic foraminiferal genus Hastigerinoides Brönnimann, 1952. Journal of Foraminiferal Research. 38: 52-58. gs

Pessagno, E. A. (1967). Upper Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera from the western Gulf Coastal Plain. Palaeontographica Americana. 5: 245-445. gs O


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