Catalog - Planomalina rowei Catalog - Planomalina rowei


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Planomalina rowei

Citation: Planomalina rowei Barr 1962
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: holotype 44609; paratype 44610
Type sample (& lithostrat): Upper Chalk
Type age (chronostrat): Upper Cretaceous, Senonian, Micraster coranguinum Zone (Santonian-Campanian)
Type locality: Culver Cliff, just south of White Cliff Bay, east central coast of Isle of Wight
Type repository: London, UK; NHM

Linked specimens: London, UK; NHM (PM P 44609) London, UK; NHM (44610)

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Original Description

Test free, planispiral with slightly trochoid initial whorl, biumbilicate, semi-evolute, loosely coiled containing approximately 2 whorls; periphery somewhat rectangular, lobulate; chambers subglobular to globular, final chamber radially elongate; final whorl contains 4.5 to 5 chambers; sutures distinct, radial, depressed, very slightly curved; wall calcareous, thin, finely perforate; surface finely hispid; umbilici shallow; aperture interiomarginal, equatorial, broad low arch extending back along both umbilical margins to the septum; porticus distinct, thin, borders entire aperture; umbilical portions of apertures of successive chambers remain open as relict apertures.

Editors' Notes
Possibly a junior synonym of G. asper


Barr, F. T. (1962). Upper Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera from the Isle of Wight, England. Palaeontology. 4(4): 552-580. gs


Planomalina rowei compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 19-6-2024

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