Catalog - Guembelina papula

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Guembelina papula Belford 1960

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Guembelina papula

Citation: Guembelina papula Belford 1960
Rank: Species
Type specimens: Holtype CPC3270. Paratypes CPC 3271-3277
Type sample (& lithostrat): base of the Toolonga Calcilutite
Type age (chronostrat): Santonian,
Type locality: A scarp at Bidgie Bidgie Point, in the Murchison River area of Western Australia.
Type repository: Canberra, Australia; Commonwealth Palaeontological Collection

Current identification/main database link: Planoheterohelix papula (Belford, 1960)

Original Description

Diagnosis: Test 1½ to 2 times as long as broad, early portion rapidly broadening to maximum width, surface roughened. Chambers globular, sutures depressed, horizontal. Wall of test perforate, radiate in structure, aperture large.

Description: Test 1½ to 2 times as long as broad, early portion usually broadening rapidly to maximum breadth, sides of test then almost parallel, or sometimes narrowing over last one or two pairs of chambers; some specimens taper throughout. Median axis of the test usually straight, sometimes slightly curved. Central part of test depressed, periphery lobate. Chambers globular, inflated, sutures narrow, distinct, depressed, horizontal or only slightly inclined. Wall of test calcareous, finely perforate, radiate in structure; surface of test roughened on early chambers giving a pimpled appearance, last one or two pairs of chambers smooth. Aperture a large arched opening at the base of the inner margin of the chamber.

Holotype 0.73 x 0.36 mm. paratypes 0.53-0.63mm long, 0.28-0.39mm wide.


Extra details from original publication

Editors' Notes


Belford, D. J. (1960). Upper Cretaceous foraminifera from the Toolonga Calcilutite and Gingin Chalk, Western Australia. Australia Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin. 57: 1-198. gs


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