Catalog - Sphaeroidinella multiloba

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Sphaeroidinella multiloba LeRoy 1944

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> S -> Sphaeroidinella -> Sphaeroidinella multiloba
Other pages this level: S. cellata, S. dehiscens excavata, S. dehiscens reticulata, S. dehiscens subdehiscens, S. disjuncta, S. ionica, S. ionica evoluta, S. ionica ionica, S. missionis, S. multiloba, S. rutschi, S. senni, S. spinulosa, S. transiens

Sphaeroidinella multiloba

Citation: Sphaeroidinella multiloba LeRoy 1944
Rank: species
Described on page(s) : 91-92
Type specimens: pl. 4, f igs. 7-9, cotype,: cotype, no. 1301. [In the preface to this paper it is stated that all of the illustrated specimens of this work are filed in the micropaleontologic collections of the Nederlandsche Pacific Petroleum Maatschappi j , Medan , Sumatra.]
Type sample (& lithostrat): unweathered massive buff foraminiferal clays.
Type age (chronostrat): Late Miocene (?), older than Cheribonian stage (Pliocene) and younger than Preanguerian stage (Miocene) of central Sumatra.
Type locality: A road-cut exposure just north of the Tjijarian Bridge, 15.8 km. east of the town of Palaboehanratoe situated at the head of Wijnkoops Bay, south coast of west Java, NetherlandsĀ· Indies.
Type repository: Golden Colorado; Department of Geology, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colo.;

Current identification/main database link: Sphaeroidinellopsis kochi (Caudri, 1934)

Original Description

Test inconspicuously trochoid; chambers distinct, greatly inflated, three to four in last whorl; sutures distinct, strongly depressed; wall coarsely perforate, glassy; aperture large, irregular with crenulated edges.  Cotype.

Diameter 0.61 to 0.45 mm., thickness 0.32 mm.


Extra details from original publication
This species is tentatively assigned to the genus Sphaeroidinella on the basis of the strongly punctate, glassy wall and irregular, crenulated edges of the aperture. It must be admitted, however, that in some respects the form is closely allied to Globigerina. It is quite possible that this species represents a more matured phase of Globigerina seminulina Schwager described from the "Pliocene" of Kar Nicobar. This species is commonly found in late Tertiary assemblages of the Indo-Pacific region.

Editors' Notes


LeRoy, L. W. (1944b). Miocene foraminifera from Sumatra and Java, Netherlands East Indies, part 1. Miocene foraminifera of central Sumatra, Netherlands East Indies. Colorado School of Mines Quarterly. 39(3): 1-69. gs

LeRoy, L. W. (1944a). Miocene foraminifera from Sumatra and Java Netherlands East Indies, part 2. Small foraminifera from the Miocene of west Java, Netherlands East Indies. Colorado School of Mines Quarterly. 39(3): 71-113. gs


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