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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Praeplanctoniacea Georgescu 2009

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Citation: Praeplanctoniacea Georgescu 2009
taxonomic rank: Superfamily
Type species: Praeplanctonia Georgescu 2009
Type locality: Upper Albian-lower Turonian (from the P. ticinensis Biozone to the W. archaeocretacea Bio- zone).

Current identification:

Original Description

Description.– Test biserial, triserial or triserial in the early stage and biserial when adult; aperture is subterminal and provided with a toothplate; relict suture between the aperture base and the suture between the last formed chamber and penultimate one is developed in the primitive representatives; evolved taxa with the aperture at the base of the last-formed chamber; test wall nannoperforate to microperforate, smooth or ornamented with pore mounds.


Georgescu, M. D. (2009a). On the origins of Superfamily Heterohelicacea Cushman, 1927 and the polyphyletic nature of planktic foraminifera. Revista Española de Micropaleontología. 41: 107-144. gs


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