pforams@mikrotax - Hastigerina pforams@mikrotax - Hastigerina


Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Hastigerinidae -> Hastigerina
Sister taxa: Hastigerina, Hastigerinella ⟩⟨ Orcadia
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Hastigerina pelagica
Hastigerina sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Hastigerina Thomson, in Murray 1876
Rank: genus
Type species: Hastigerina murrayi Thomson 1876

Catalog entries: Hastigerina

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Hastigerinidae): monolamellar, thick spines, thin shell
This taxon: inflated chambers

NB These concise distinguishing features statements are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus.
They are being edited as the site is developed and comments on them are especially welcome.



Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant. Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): in upper part of Tortonian Stage (70% up, 8.6Ma, in Tortonian stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:

Primary source for this page: Kennett & Srinivasan 1983, p.242


Murray, J. (1876). Preliminary reports to Professor Wyville Thomson. F. R. S., director of the Civilian Scientific Staff, on work done on board the "Challenger". Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. 24: 471-544. gs V O


Hastigerina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 26-3-2023

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