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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sphaeroidinellinae Banner & Blow 1959

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> S -> Sphaeroidinellinae
Other pages this level: Schackoina, Schackoinella, Shastrina, Siderolina, Sigalia, Sigalitruncana, Sphaeroidina, Sphaeroidinella, Sphaeroidinellinae, Sphaeroidinellopsis, Spiroplecta, Steineckia, Streptochilus, Subbotina


Citation: Sphaeroidinellinae Banner & Blow 1959
taxonomic rank: Family
Type species: Sphaeroidinella Cushman 1927

Current identification:

Original Description

Globigerinidae, in which the adult test is clearly trochoid, and possesses a distinct primary interiomarginal umbilical aperture throughout life. Wall structure complex, consisting, at least in part, or more than one layer or shell material: primary wall covered by a secondary cortex, superficially smooth and shiny. in which the perforations ofthe primary wall may be much reduced or absent. Lips thickened to become flange-like. often crenulatc, but still fundamentally symmetrical [L. Miocene to Recent].


Banner, F. T. & Blow, W. H. (1959). The classification and stratigraphical distribution of the Globigerinaceae. Palaeontology. 2(1): 1-27. gs


Sphaeroidinellinae compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-4-2024

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