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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Rotalia elevata Brotzen 1934

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Rotalia elevata

Citation: Rotalia elevata Brotzen 1934
taxonomic rank: Species
Type age (chronostrat): Lower Campanian
Type locality: in German
Type repository: Berlin; Humboldt Museum of Natural History

Current identification/main database link: Globotruncanita elevata (Brotzen, 1934)

Original Description

Test nearly circular with spiral side slightly elevated towards the central part; border sharp, umbilicus deep and wide. Last chambers are indistinct on spiral side, but a small disk in the middle. Last whorl presents six to nine chambers, which are bordered on the spiral side by small, curved ledges. The chambers are strongly inflated sidewise on the umbilical side and slope towards on the umbilical side. Border formed by a sharp ledge. Surface is rough. The species is related to Rotalina ralemburgensis d'Orbigny, 1846.


Brotzen, F. (1934). Foraminiferen aus dem Senon Palastinas. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palastina-Vereins. 28-72. gs

Robaszynski, F., Caron, M., Gonzales Donoso, J. M., Wonders, A. A. H. & the European Working Group on Planktonic Foraminifera (1984). Atlas of Late Cretaceous globotruncanids. Revue de Micropaléontologie. 26(3-4): 145-305. gs


Rotalia elevata compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 25-5-2024

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