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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Textularia biarritzensis Halkyard 1919

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Other pages this level: T. biarritzensis, T. costata, T. decurrens, T. globulosa, T. martini, T. striata, T. variabilis

Textularia biarritzensis

Citation: Textularia biarritzensis Halkyard 1919
taxonomic rank: Species
Type age (chronostrat): Middle Eocene
Type locality: Biarritz, France - cliff running from La Talaye to Chabiague
Type repository: Manchester; collections of Victoria University

Current identification/main database link: Pseudotextularia elegans (Rzehak, 1891)

Original Description

Test free, elongate, rectangular with rounded corners in transverse section, laterally compressed in the opposite direction to that usual with Textularia. Aboral extremity obtusely pointed. Sutures very slightly excavated. Chambers margined with a clear shell deposit. Texture smooth,

Length 0.45mm

Editors' Notes
Sometimes cited with year as 1918


Halkyard, E. (1919). The fossil foraminifera of the Blue Marl of the Côte des Basque, Biarritz. Memoirs and proceedings of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society. 62(6): 1-145. gs


Textularia biarritzensis compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 23-4-2024

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Comments (2)

Le Coze

biarritzensis is spelled with two "rr"

Jeremy Young(UK)

thanks, corrected now