Catalog - Velapertina iorgulescui

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Velapertina iorgulescui Popescu 1969

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Velapertina iorgulescui

Citation: Velapertina iorgulescui Popescu 1969
Rank: species
Type locality: Piatra. Bistrita-Nasaud district, South-central Romania. Also found in the upper Tortonian of northern Transylvanian.
Type age (chronostrat): Miocene, upper Tortonian,
Type sample (& lithostrat): "Spirialis marls horizon"
Type specimens: pl. 2, figs. 5. 6, X 100: holotype (fig. 5a-c), no. 9144.
Type repository: Bucharest; Paleontological Laboratory of the University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania;

Current identification:

Original Description
Test free, trochospiral: globular chambers increasing gradually in size: radial deep sutures: calcareous, perforated wall, radial in structure with pitted surface; on the spiral side 10-12 chambers arranged in 2 ½ whorls; last whorl consists of 4 chambers; umbilical side covered by an apertural bulla which overlays the primary interiomarginal umbilical aperture; numerous supplementary apertures on the spiral sutures; there are also many infralaminal apertures on the apertural bulla suture.

Size: Largest diameter = 0.38 mm.

Extra details from original publication
Remarks. Velaperrtina iorgulescui resembles V. indigena , [Globigerinoides indigena(Luczkowska) 1955] but differs from it in size as well as in the shape of the apertural bulla which is smaller and more ovoid in V. iorgulescui species."


Popescu, G. (1969). Some new Globigerina (Foraminifera) from the upper Tortonian of the Transylvanian Basin and the Subcarpathians. Revue Roumaine de Géologie Géophysique et Géographie, Serie de Géologie. 13: 103-106. gs


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