pforams@mikrotax - Berggrenia


Classification: pf_cenozoic -> Globorotaliidae -> Berggrenia
Sister taxa: Berggrenia, Dentigloborotalia, Fohsella, Globoconella, Globorotalia, Neogloboquadrina, Pulleniatina
Daughter taxa (time control age-window is: 0-800Ma)
Berggrenia pumilio
Berggrenia sp.
Specimens which cannot be assigned to established species


Citation: Berggrenia Parker 1976
Rank: genus
Type species: Berggrenia praepumilio

Catalog entries: Berggrenia

Distinguishing features:
Parent taxon (Globorotaliidae): Macroperforate, non-spinose
This taxon: Radial ridges on umbilical side:

NB These concise distinguishing features statements are used in the tables of daughter-taxa to act as quick summaries of the differences between e.g. species of one genus.
They are being edited as the site is developed and comments on them are especially welcome.


Biogeography and Palaeobiology

Biostratigraphic distribution

Geological Range:
Last occurrence (top): Extant Data source: Total of range of species in this database
First occurrence (base): at top of No known fossil record modern (100% up, 0Ma, in "Holocene" stage). Data source: Total of range of species in this database

Plot of occurrence data:


Parker, F. L. (1976). Taxonomic notes on some planktonic Foraminifera. Progress in Micropaleontology. 258-262. gs


Berggrenia compiled by the pforams@mikrotax project team viewed: 22-10-2021

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