Catalog - Loeblichella Catalog - Loeblichella


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Other pages this level: Laeviella, Laeviheterohelix, Lazarusina, Leupoldina, Lilliputianella, Lilliputianelloides, Lipsonia, Liuella, Liuenella, Loeblichella, Lunatriella

Loeblichella convexa Longoria 1974
= Loeblichella convexa
Loeblichella moulladei Longoria 1974
= Clavihedbergella moulladei
Loeblichella pessagnoi Longoria&Gamper 1977
= Loeblichella convexa


Citation: Loeblichella Pessagno, 1967
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Praeglobotrucana hessi Pessagno, 1962

Current identification/main database link: Loeblichella Pessagno, 1967

See also: Praeglobotrucana hessi - type species;

Original Description

Test low. trochospiral without imperforate peripheral band or carina. Primary aperture, slitlike, extrattntbilical-umbilical to spiroumbilical in position with broad, well-developed portici extending into wide. shallow umbilicus. Sutural supplementary apertures present on the spiral side of test only. Outer wall. radial hyaline perforare: portica microperforate granular hyaline, perforate (?).

Named for Helen Loeblich Tappan in honor of her numerous contributions to micropalaeontology.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks.- Loeblichella differs from Hedbergella (1) by posessing sutural supplemenary apertures on the spiral side of the test and (2) by having a primary aperture which varies between extraumbilical and spiroumbilical in position.


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


Loeblichella compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 14-6-2024

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