CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Guembelitria stavensis Bandy 1949

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> G -> Guembelitria -> Guembelitria stavensis
Other pages this level: G. alabamensis, G. azzouzi, G. besbesi, G. blowi, G. columbiana, G. cretacea, G. dammula, G. harrisi, G. irregularis, G. kegeli, G. langparensis, G. ornata, G. oveyi, G. samwelli, G. sergipensis, G. stavensis, G. turrita, G. vivans, T. triseriata

Guembelitria stavensis

Citation: Guembelitria stavensis Bandy 1949
Rank: Species
Type locality: locality 10
Type age (chronostrat): middle Eocene.
Type sample (& lithostrat): Tallahatta Fm
Type specimens: Holotype — No. 4017

Current identification/main database link: Jenkinsina triseriata (Terquem 1882)

Original Description
Test very small, elongate pyramidal in form ; chambers globular, triserial, about twenty-one in number, increasing gradually in size; wall finely perforate ; surface a little uneven; aperture a small, semicircular opening at the base of the last chamber, with an upper lip. Common

Size: length, 0.24 mm.; diameter, 0.11 mm.

Extra details from original publication
This species differs from G. columbiana Howe 1939 in having more chambers which increase much more gradually in size, resulting in a much higher and more slender test.


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

Howe, H. V. (1939). Louisiana Cook Mountain Eocene foraminifera. Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Louisiana. 14: 1-122. gs

Saito, T., Thompson, P. R. & Breger, D. (1976). Skeletal ultra-microstructure of some elongate-chambered planktonic foraminifera and related species. In, Takayanagi, Y. & Saito, T. (eds) Progress in Micropaleontology, Special Publication. Micropaleontology Press, The American Museum of Natural History, New York 278-304. gs


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