Catalog - Pulleniatina mayeri juvenis Catalog - Pulleniatina mayeri juvenis

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pulleniatina mayeri subsp. juvenis Fordham 1986

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Other pages this level: P. mayeri juvenis, P. mayeri plana, P. mayeri polygonia, P. mayeri umbilicata, P. obliquiloculata finalis, P. obliquiloculata praecursor, P. obliquiloculata trochospira, P. okinawaensis, P. praeobliquiloculata, P. praepulleniatina, P. primalis, P. semiinvoluta, P. spectabilis, P. spectabilis praespectabilis

Pulleniatina mayeri juvenis

Citation: Pulleniatina mayeri subsp. juvenis Fordham 1986
taxonomic rank: sub-species
Type specimens: UQF 72245.
Type age (chronostrat): G. continuosa zone; upper Miocene.
Type locality: DSDP 208-17-2 74-76 cm.
Type repository: Brisbane, Australia; U Queensland Univ.

Current identification:

Original Description

Small, fairly robust; low sinistral trochospire, tight parallel and perpendicular to axis. Equatorial outline oval, weakly lobate; lateral outline compressed, weakly umbilicoconvex. Chambers ovate, closely appressed, at least 8 in total, 4! in final whorl; increase moderate. Dorsal view: chambers slightly longer concentrically, barely inflated; sutures slightly depressed; intercameral sutures radial. Ventral view: chambers moderately inflated; intercameral sutures radial meeting at slightly open umbilicus. Lateral view: smoothly rounded; aperture umbilical--extraumbilical, comma shaped, highest peripherally. Wall smooth; sparse small pores; very minor development of interpore ridges ventrally.

Length, 115 µm; width, 95 µm; height, 60 µm.

Latin, juvenis, young.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Common material.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 18, fig. 7.


Fordham, B. G. (1986). Miocene-Pleistocene planktic foraminifers from D.S.D.P. Sites 208 and 77, and phylogeny and classification of Cenozoic species. Queensland, Australia. 1-224. gs


Pulleniatina mayeri juvenis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 4-12-2023

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