CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerina increbescens Bandy 1949

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Globigerina increbescens

Citation: Globigerina increbescens Bandy 1949
Rank: Species
Type locality: Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama, locality 58
Type age (chronostrat): Eocene
Type sample (& lithostrat): Jackson
Type specimens: Plate 23, figs. 3a-c; Holotype.—No. 4904; desc p. 120-1
Type repository: Indiana University Micropaleontological collections,

Current identification/main database link: Turborotalia increbescens Bandy 1949

Original Description
Test helicoid, dorsal side slightly-convex. ventral side very deep as a result of a rapid increase in height of the chambers; periphery moderately lobulate: edge evenly rounded ; whorls about three, the last with four chambers; sutures depressed, slightly curved; wall coarsely and conspicuously perforate; aperture a moderately high arch on the ventral side extending- from near umbilicus to near peripliery, with upper lip. Abundant.

Size: Diameter 0.48 mm.; height, 0.38 mm.

Extra details from original publication
This form is more coarsely perforate than G. inflata d'Orbigny, 1839 (p134, pl. 2, figs. 7-9) and is not so high, the spire is more rounded, and the aperture is much shorter.


Bandy, O. L. (1949). Eocene and Oligocene foraminifera from Little Stave Creek, Clarke County, Alabama. Bulletins of American Paleontology. 32(131): 1-210. gs

d'Orbigny, A. (1839b). Foraminifères des Iles Canaries. In, Barker-Webb, P. & Berthelot, S. (eds) Histoire naturelle des Iles Canaries. 120-146. gs

Pearson, P. N., Premec-Fucek, V. & Premoli Silva, I. (2006b). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Eocene Turborotalia. In, Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Hemleben, C., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Eocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 41(Chap 15): 433-460. gs V O

Pearson, P. N., Olsson, R. K., Spezzaferri, S. & Leckie, R. M. (2018a). Taxonomy, biostratigraphy, and phylogeny of Oligocene Globanomalinidae (Turborotalia and Pseudohastigerina). In, Wade, B. S., Olsson, R. K., Pearson, P. N., Huber, B. T. & Berggren, W. A. (eds) Atlas of Oligocene Planktonic Foraminifera. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 46(Chap 14): 403-414. gs V O


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