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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina foliata Bolli 1957

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Globigerina foliata

Citation: Globigerina foliata Bolli 1957
taxonomic rank: Species
Type specimens: P5620
Type age (chronostrat): Globorotalia fohsi robusta zone
Type locality: Type section of the Globorotalia fohsi robusta zone, Trinidad, sample JS 16 (TTOC 193261).
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Linked specimens: USNM-5620

Current identification/main database link: Globigerina bulloides d’Orbigny, 1826

Original Description

Shape of test low trochospiral ; equatorial periphery strongly lobate. Wall calcareous, perforate, siuface very finely pitted. Chambers spherical; 8 to 10, arranged in about 2 whorls; the 4 chambers of the last whorl increase very rapidly in size. Sutures on spiral side radial, deeply depressed; on umbilical side radial, deeply depressed. Umbilicus fairly small. Aperture a medium to low arch, often with a thin lip; interiomarginal, umbihcal. Coiling random. .

Largest diameter of holotype 0.56 mm

Extra details from original publication
Stratigraphic range (in Cipero and Lengua formations): Catapsydrax dissimilis zone to Globorotalia menardii zone

Remarks: Globigerina foliata, new species, is characterized by having almost discrete spherical chambers. The sutures between the four chambers of the last whorl are deeply incised.


Bolli, H. M. (1957b). Planktonic foraminifera from the Oligocene-Miocene Cipero and Lengua formations of Trinidad, B.W.I. In, Loeblich, A. R. , Jr., Tappan, H., Beckmann, J. P., Bolli, H. M., Montanaro Gallitelli & E. Troelsen, J. C. (eds) Studies in Foraminifera. U.S. National Museum Bulletin . 215: 97-123. gs


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