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CATALOG OF ORIGINAL DESCRIPTIONS: Mermaidogenerina Apthorpe 2020

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Mermaidogenerina loopae Apthorpe 2020


Citation: Mermaidogenerina Apthorpe 2020
Rank: Genus
Type species: Mermaidogerina loopae Apthorpe 2020
Type age (chronostrat): Bajocian

Current identification:

Original Description

Trochospiral, entirely triserially coiled, smooth-walled to very low pustulose planktonic taxon, with a high, loop-shaped aperture, extraumbilical, excentrically placed near the outer edge of the final chamber, and bounded by a thick lip.

From the type locality, Mermaid Canyon, North West Shelf, Western Australia.


Apthorpe, M. (2020). Middle Jurassic (Bajocian) planktonic foraminifera from the northwest Australian margin. Journal of Micropalaeontology. 39: 93-115. gs V O


Mermaidogenerina compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 2-4-2023

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