Catalog - Globigerinoidesella bollii Catalog - Globigerinoidesella bollii

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Globigerinoidesella bollii Loeblich and Tappan 1994

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Globigerinoidesella bollii

Citation: Globigerinoidesella bollii Loeblich and Tappan 1994
Rank: Species
Type specimens: Holotype (USNM 383295, specimen registered as Globigerinoides sacculifer (Brady))
Type age (chronostrat): Pleistocene
Type locality: core-top sample V-226 at 102.37 m water depth, western Timor Sea, 1961 Sahul Shelf Cruise II, Stranger
Type repository: Washington; USNM

Current identification/main database link: Globigerinoidesella fistulosa (Schubert 1910)

Original Description

Diagnosis. A species of Globigerinoidesella with early globular chambers. and final two chambers possessing numerous peripheral digitate extensions that are not in a single plane.

Description. Test of medium size, with about two whorls of cham­bers, early ones globular and in a high spire. later chambers more compressed and with numerous peripheral digitate extensions that are not in a single plane but extend in varied directions; sutures distinct, constricted; wall calcareous, coarsely perforate; primary ap­erture an open umbilical arch, with secondary arched interiomarginal openings on the spiral side, usually one but less commonly with two per chamber.

Greatest diameter of holotype 1.0 mm, thickness 0.62 mm.

Patronymic for H. M. Bolli. in recognition of his work on the planktonic foraminifers.

Extra details from original publication

Remarks. This species somewhat resembles the late Pliocene to early Pleistocene Globigerinoides sacculifer, but differs in the later chambers not being compressed with radial extensions, but in having the numerous terminal projections of the last two chambers extend­ing in many directions.


Loeblich, A. & Tappan, H. (1994). Foraminifera of the Sahul shelf and Timor Sea. Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research, Special Publication. 31: 1-661. gs O


Globigerinoidesella bollii compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 30-9-2023

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