Catalog - Turborotalita Catalog - Turborotalita

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Turborotalita Blow&Banner, 1962

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Higher levels: pf_cat -> T -> Turborotalita
Other pages this level: Tectoglobigerina, Tenuitella, Tenuitellinata, Tenuitellita, Tesseraella, Texasina, Textilaria, Textularia, Thalmanninella, Ticinella, Tinophodella, Toddella, Trilobatus, Trilobigerina, Trinitella, Trochoguembelitria, Truncatulina, Truncorotalia, Truncorotaloides, Tubitextularia, Turbeogloborotalia, Turborotalia, Turborotalia (Acarinina), Turborotalia (Turborotalia), Turborotalita

Turborotalita detrita subsp. primoripumilio Fordham 1986

not figuredTurborotalita detrita roglbolliorum Fordham 1986

Turborotalita praequinqueloba Hemleben & Olsson, in Olsson et al 2006
= Turborotalita praequinqueloba
Turborotalita primitiva Brönnimann & Resig 1971
= Paragloborotalia birnageae
Turborotalita quinqueloba lingulata Collen & Vella 1973


Citation: Turborotalita Blow&Banner, 1962
taxonomic rank: Genus
Type species: Truncatulina humilis Brady, 1884.

Current identification/main database link: Turborotalita Blow and Banner, 1962

See also: Truncatulina humilis - type species;

Original Description

Diagnosis. - Turborotalita comprises those membersof the subfamily Globorotaliinae, family Globigerinidae (see Banner and Blow, 1959), which possess aprimary aperture (of umbilical-extraumbilical position) covered by a bulla(see Banner and Blow, 1959, p. 26): the bulla possesses accessory apertures at its suture with the ventral sides of the primary chambers of thelast whorl. The bulla may take the apparent form of a modified finalchamber (often with reduced pore-size). which spreads ventrally partially or wholly to conceal the ventral umbilicus. The accessory apertures may or may not be situated at the ends of tunnel-like extensions from the main body of the bulla, and they may or may not be restricted by lips. No supplementary sutural apertures are present. No peripheral true carinae are known.

Editors' Notes
Remarks. - This genus is distinguished from Globigerinita Bronnimann by the umbilical-extraumbilical extent of the primary aperture. It is distinguished from Globorotalia (Turborotalia) by possessing a bulla and accessory apertures. Globigerina cristata Heron-Alien and Earland, 1929 (lectotype selected and figured by Banner and Blow, 1960), and Globigerinita parkerae Loeblich and Tappan, 1957, are referable to this genus.

The following species were included in Turborotalita by Blow and Banner in 1962:
Turborotalita humilis (Brady) = Truncatulina humilis Brady, 1884.
Turborotalita cristata (Heron-Alien and Earland) = Globigerina cristata Heron-Alien and Earland, 1929.
Turborotalita parkerae (Loeblich and Tappan) = Globigerinita parkerae Locblich and Tappan, 1957.


Banner, F. T. & Blow, W. H. (1959). The classification and stratigraphical distribution of the Globigerinaceae. Palaeontology. 2(1): 1-27. gs

Banner, F. T. & Blow, W. H. (1960a). Some primary types of species belonging to the superfamily Globigerinaceae. Contributions from the Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research. 11: 1-41. gs O

Blow, W. H. & Banner, F. T. (1962). The mid-Tertiary (Upper Eocene to Aquitanian) Globigerinaceae. In, Eames, F. E., Banner, F. T., Blow, W. H. & Clarke, W. J. (eds) Fundamentals of mid-Tertiary Stratigraphical Correlation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 61-151. gs


Turborotalita compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 24-5-2024

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