Catalog - Tinophodella uvula quasifoliata

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Tinophodella uvula subsp. quasifoliata Fordham 1986

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Tinophodella -> Tinophodella uvula quasifoliata
Other pages this level: T. ambitacrena, T. antarctica polypetala, T. evoluta evoluta, T. praemonita praemonita, T. praemonita tetrapetala, T. praemonita tripetala, T. uvula quasifoliata

Tinophodella uvula quasifoliata

Citation: Tinophodella uvula subsp. quasifoliata Fordham 1986
Rank: sub-species
Type locality: DSDP 208-2-2 74-76 cm.
Type age (chronostrat): Globorotalia truncatulinoides--G. tosaensis overlap zone; Pleistocene.
Type specimens: UQF 71309.
Type repository: Brisbane, Australia; U Queensland Univ.

Current identification:

Original Description
Fairly small, fragile; low dextral trochospire, tight parallel and perpendicular to axis. Equatorial outline lobate; lateral outline umbilicoconvex. Chambers globular, appressed, at least 9 (13?) in total, in final whorl, 5 in second-last whorl; increase rapid throughout. Dorsal view: chambers slightly inflated; sutures depressed; intercameral sutures radial. Ventral view: chambers quite highly inflated; intercameral sutures deeply incised, radial but separate quickly especially proximally; umbilicus tight; aperture an umbilical--extraumbilical low arch, highest peripherally. Lateral view: smoothly rounded; successive chambers distinctly different in height. Wall smooth with sparse pustules.

Size: Length, 215 µm; width 175 µm; height, 145 µm.

Etymology: Latin, quasi, appearing as if; second component refers to 'Globigerina foliata Bolli'.

Extra details from original publication
Description based on: Common material.
Holotype fig.: Fordham 1986 Pl. 3, fig. 29.


Fordham, B. G. (1986). Miocene-Pleistocene planktic foraminifers from D.S.D.P. Sites 208 and 77, and phylogeny and classification of Cenozoic species. Queensland, Australia. 1-224. gs


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