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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Ticinella aprica Loeblich&Tappan 1961

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Ticinella -> Ticinella aprica
Other pages this level: T. albiana, T. aprica, T. austriaca, T. bejaouaensis transitoria, T. caronae, T. floresae, T. madecassiana, T. moulladei, T. petalloidea, T. praeticinensis, T. primula, T. raynaudi, T. raynaudi aperta, T. raynaudi digitalis, T. raynaudi raynaudi, T. roberti bejaouaensis, T. roberti eubejaouaensis, T. subbreggiensis, T. vorarlbergensis

Ticinella aprica

Citation: Ticinella aprica Loeblich&Tappan 1961
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: 371451
Type age (chronostrat): Cenomanian
Type locality: Holotype (fig. 16), one figured paratype (fig.15) and unfigured paratypes from an exposure in a road cut on the north side of U. S. Highway 80, just east of intersection with Loop 12, west of Dallas, Dallas County Texas; and one other figured paratype (fi
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-479691 USNM-371453 USNM-479690 USNM-479692 USNM-371452 USNM-371451

Current identification/main database link: Whiteinella aprica (Loeblich and Tappan, 1961)

Original Description

"Test free, low trochospiral coil of two and one-half whorls, broadly umbilicate, periphery rounded, peripheral outline lobulate, five to six globular chambers in the final whorl, rarely seven, chambers increasing gradually in size as added; sutures distinct, strongly constricted, radial, straight; wall calcareous, finely perforate, surface coarsely hispid, but spines less prominent on final chambers; primary aperture an interiomarginal, umbilical-extraumbilical arch, oriented somewhat toward the plane of coiling, a narrow bordering rim flaring at the backward margin into a prominent lip, behind which is a secondary opening into the chamber, just anterior to the adjacent structure. Greatest diameter of holotype 0.63 mm. in maximum diameter.


Loeblich, A. R. & Tappan, H. (1961). Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera: Part I-Cenomanian. Micropaleontology. 7: 257-304. gs


Ticinella aprica compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 21-7-2024

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