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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sphaerogerinidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012

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Citation: Sphaerogerinidae BouDagher-Fadel 2012
taxonomic rank: Family
Type species: Sphaerogerina Korchagin et al., 2003
Type age (chronostrat): Late Triassic

Current identification:

Original Description

This family consists of those genera of the Favuselloidea that do not possess a favose surface structure and have a compact test and a very narrow aperture. The aperture is intraumbilical, basal, low- to high-arcuate, and sometimes rimmed by a narrow lip. They only occur in the Late Triassic (Rhaetian) [BouDagher-Fadel 2012, p. 40]


BouDagher-Fadel, M. K. (2012). Biostratigraphic and Geological Significance of Planktonic Foraminifera (1st Edition). Elsevier., . 1-319. gs


Sphaerogerinidae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-2-2024

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