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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Hastigerinella eocanica Nuttall 1928

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> H -> Hastigerinella -> Hastigerinella eocanica
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 eocanica

Citation: Hastigerinella eocanica Nuttall 1928
taxonomic rank: Species
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-12556 USNM-12557

Current identification/main database link: Clavigerinella eocanica (Nuttall 1928)

Original Description

Test with earlier portion trochoid, later development planispiral. Earlier chambers globigeriniform, later chambers elongate with rounded smooth extremities. Aperture not preserved in the specimens examined. 

Average length 0.7 mm. 

Extra details from original publication
This species is readily distinguished from H. digitata (Rhumbler), the only other described species of the genus. The latter bears spines on the end of the later 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

Nuttall, W. L. F. (1928). Notes on the Tertiary Foraminifera of Southern Mexico. Journal of Paleontology. 2(4): 375-376. gs


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