Catalog - Pulleniatina mayeri polygonia Catalog - Pulleniatina mayeri polygonia

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Pulleniatina mayeri subsp. polygonia 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 polygonia

Citation: Pulleniatina mayeri subsp. polygonia Fordham 1986
taxonomic rank: sub-species
Type specimens: UQF 72258.
Type age (chronostrat): Globigerina nepenthes zone; upper Miocene.
Type locality: DSDP 208 14 4 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, moderately lobate; lateral outline compressed, weakly umbilicoconvex. Chambers ovate, moderately closely appressed, about 14? in total, 4! in final whorl; increase moderate. Dorsal view: chambers slightly longer concentrically, barely inflated; sutures barely depressed; intercameral sutures radial. Ventral view: chambers inflated; intercameral sutures radial, meeting at slightly open umbilicus. Lateral view: smoothly rounded. Wall coarsely and deeply reticulose.

Length, 160 µm; width, 140 µm; height, 110 µm.

many; gonia (f.), angle, corner.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Common material.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 18, fig. 20.


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 polygonia compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 10-12-2023

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