Catalog - Planoglobulina taylorana

CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Planoglobulina taylorana Cushman 1938

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Planoglobulina taylorana

Citation: Planoglobulina taylorana Cushman 1938
Rank: Species
Type specimens: PI. 4, figs. 9, 10
Type sample (& lithostrat): basal Taylor marl
Type age (chronostrat): Late Cretaceous
Type locality: Dallas road, 1.5 mi. E. of Garland, Dallas Co., Texas.

Linked specimens: USNM-24403 USNM-24404 USNM-24405 USNM-371309

Current identification:

Original Description

Test short and broad, early portion biserial, later with the chambers arranged about a terminal depression, and last portion having the chambers in one plane; chambers globular through­out; sutures slightly depressed; wall coarsely perforate.

Length up to 0.60 mm. ; breadth 0.50-0.55 mm.; thickness 0.25 mm.


Extra details from original publication
This species differs from P. acervulinoides in the fewer cham­bers and lack of surface ornamentation. It was fairly common at the type locality, but has not yet been found elsewhere in our material.

Editors' Notes


Cushman, J. A. (1938). Cretaceous species of Guembelina and related genera. Contributions from the Cushman Laboratory for Foraminiferal Research. 14: 2-28. gs V O


Planoglobulina taylorana compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 2-12-2022

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